How Does Miss Maudie Show Empathy In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Empathy is a quality difficult to attain. Not many people can really look through the eyes of someone else most of us are sympathetic. Empathy is almost a rare feeling how often are you going to feel empathy for the syrian refugees or children in Africa? It’s hard to feel empathy for things that we haven't experienced. But in every bundle of people their is an Atticus Finch. The book To Kill A Mockingbird, is about social issues through the eyes of a little girl, Scout finch. The book takes place in the dead town of Macomb county where life is so boring the main source of entertainment to the youth and elderly is the mysterious family the Radleys. The Radleys live in a creepy house with all sorts of legends the son, Boo Radley gets specific attention for not leaving the house, rumors of him are told such as, he’s a killer who roams the night and eats cats when in reality he is just a victim to an…show more content…
In To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Atticus, the father of the protagonist Scout, stands out like rain on a summer day, maycomb is a dried out place and it has dried up everyone in it making a town full of bitter…show more content…
The next day atticus is demands they return the blanket and in that instant jem in frantics confesses all the devilish doings of scout and him, “Jem seemed to have lost his mind. He began pouring out our secrets right and left in total disregard for my safety if not his own omitting nothing”,(Lee,96). Atticus reacted in a shocking manner, he told them they better not return it then. Atticus politely agrees with his kids. As childish and silly Jem and scout are being atticus doesn’t he agrees and understands their side of the story. This makes atticus incredibly
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