Similarities In The Ewells And Cunninghams

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The Ewells and Cunninghams are two families that are quite different. The most obvious difference is their personalities. Burris Ewell is a boy who is rebellious and doesn’t listen to the teacher. Burris even says, “You ain’t sendin’ me home missus. I was on the verge of leavin’ -I done done my time for this year” (27). While on the other hand Walter Cunningham is polite, and tries very hard to be a gentleman. When Miss Caroline tries to give Walter a quarter for lunch her replied in a polite manner, “Nome thank you ma’am” (19). These two families are also different by their appearance/hygiene. Burris Ewell came to school filthy. This is proved when it states “his neck was dark grey, the backs of his hands were rusty, and his fingernails were
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