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I thought he was a friend of ours Lee 157 The words of Scout Finch in that quote put a worthy question to her father Atticus The events that occurred in the second third of the book gave way to many questions of the personalities and beliefs of the people in the little town Maycomb Their actions seemed to open to changes or prejudices in themselves that caught Scout off-guard Scout a young girl of eight years old was puzzled at the ferocity of people and constantly asked her father about why her familiars acted so unfairly How was she to know the underlying prejudices of people against Negroes How could people she had lived with all her life suddenly unmask such an unfair side of their personalities Mr Cunningham had been a faithful abiding citizen in Maycomb for as long as Scout could remember and Atticus had even helped him in a time of need How was it possible that a man presumed to be so virtuous could go to an arrested Negros jail cell with intentions of hurting the prisoner Mr Cunningham is representative of prejudices and personality of the people in Maycomb Mr Cunningham appears with a group of men one night at the jail cell of Tom Robinson a Negro with malignant intentions When Atticus places himself between the men and Tom Mr Cunningham still stands against him even though Atticus had served help to him in an emergency and was proved to be a very honorable man This is similar to cases of everyone else in Maycomb Other citizens saw Atticus as a man of virtue and respect yet became overcome by their own prejudices and racist sentiments Even a man that owed much to Atticus would stand against him for the sake of his personality and upraising Each citizen showing disapproval for Atticuss actions seemed to neglect to weigh the importance of ones virtue and oneselfs opinions Mr
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