Empathy In The Cask Of Amontillado

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Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Some people are able to be empathetic and care for others. Yet, it is difficult for others to be empathetic and intuitive. Mr Kraler in The Diary of Anne Frank gives the jews a hiding spot in his attic during World War 2. In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” Montresor leads Fortunato into his Catacombs and murders him. Mr Kraler shows empathy towards and Anne and the other jews; however, in “The Cask of Amontillado” Montresor shows zero empathy towards Fortunato.
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