Kitty Genovese Pride And Prejudice Analysis

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Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feeling of another person. In Honors English 9 this year, I have studied the concepts of empathy and sympathy through a lot of stories. We have read about a woman who gets stoned to death because she won “The Lottery “. We have also read about an innocent little girl who lost her innocence because she found a man who had been recently hanged. I have also learned a lot about the Holocaust through videos we watched and in the book Night by Elie Wiesel. The expectations of this class is to pass the tests and I can do that by working hard on the classwork and homework. Empathy is an important aspect of many of these assignment because it would show that people actually care about each other. I…show more content…
For this assignment, we had to analyze the case. The article was about a young woman who got killed by a man because no one helped her until she was so hurt that she was going to die anyways. We got to see why some of the bystanders didn’t want to get involved. After that, we had to reflect on it by answering some questions. The questions were about why people didn 't help and I said that they didn 't want to get involved. My work connects back to the thesis because it shows how if they cared about her and did something to help her, she would’ve lived, an example of how empathy could’ve saved…show more content…
The story is about a lottery where if you get chosen than you get stoned to death. Families were first chosen then it finally comes down to the people in the family that gets chosen. If you get chosen you get stoned to death even by your friends and families. If people had cared about her and her life they would’ve stopped this cruel act from happening by standing up for her and stopping the cruel sacrifice. We had to reflect on the story after we read it. I had to write about examples of foreshadowing what the lottery actually is. We also had to write about scapegoats which is a person or group of people made to bear the blame for others or to suffer the their place. This connects back to my thesis because it shows that if people had done something, she wouldn’t have been
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