Empathy In The Movie 'Stand By Me'

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At the start of the movie “Stand by Me”, four boys go on a journey to find a deceased classmate. Throughout the movie, they experience many different emotions. In the beginning, they are quite anxious to find the dead body, but when they discover their classmate their feelings change. Although they don’t quite know it, they start to understand the meaning of empathy. Once the boys find Brower’s body, they show empathy by how they deal with the situation. Originally, the boys were going to announce that they found the body and claim fame. After a chaotic incident with the older, bad boys, they changed their minds. The boys decided to cover up the body with a blanket and anonymously report it. This exemplifies empathy because they realize

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