A wealthy white man who lives with his black mistress and mulatto children. Raymond pretends to be a drunk so that the citizens of Maycomb will have an explanation for his behavior. In reality, he is simply jaded by the hypocrisy of white society and prefers living among blacks. Although Dolphous Raymond is an inconsequential character, he is a prime example of the town's judgment. He has been written off as a drunk who lives among the black community, but when Dill and Scout sit and talk with him, they find the only beverage he abuses is Coca-Cola. Dolphous furthers some of the rumors about himself, however.

He understands the town's mentality, and creates some of the stir around himself. A wealthy white man who lives with his black mistress and mulatto children. Raymond pretends to be a drunk so that the citizens of Maycomb will have an explanation for his behavior. In reality, he is simply jaded by the hypocrisy of white society and prefers living among blacks. mr. raymond is a stereotype among the people of maycomb, but likes it that way, he loves it the way it is, and would not really change it if he wanted to.

scout and dill encounter mr raymond but get told by the town of his evil deeds and try to avoid him, they immediatly suspect him doing wrong when he offers them a drink, but in the end, he is a nice guy. in the book, rumors are everywhere and are readily believed, it helps everybody believe in themselves and make them feel better about their situation. i would like to thank me, and harper lee.