Although Atticus is crucial to his children 's growth, he can’t give a “feminine” input which sometimes flaws his parenting, but Lee proves that good parenting requires a person to do the right thing, no matter the circumstances through fairness, perspective, and integrity. Atticus’ fairness displays he is a good parent because he considers that everyone deserves a chance to be understood and have motives for their actions. After disclosing the news to his son and daughter of Tom’s death, Atticus says, “Depends on how you look at it. What was one Negro, more or less, among two hundred of ‘em? He wasn’t Tom to them, he was an escaping prisoner” (Lee 235).
Wiesel's use of his young self is in fact there to provoke emotion out of the audience and build his credibility. Yet, it is also there to represent the suffering children of today. The young boy is mentioned because it creates a sense of innocence. When Wiesel was young, he saw those American soldiers as his heroes, men who understood his anger and pain and showed compassion for him. Young Wiesel didn't know any better that those American soldiers had the opportunity to help him earlier but did not.
It shows how he suffers every time he needs to collect a body, but he helps them by collecting their souls. He does not wish for people to die but he is the one who needs to deal with the result when they do. It hurts him to see what humans do to other humans, but by going through this suffering, he heals and continues to survive which shows the humanity that is in Death. Zusak also uses third person omniscient to convey the thematic message on suffering in healing. Readers can have a sense of how everyone feels and see how they develop as characters.
Finally, Liesel and Rudy were able to fully trust each other with their darkest secrets. For example, Rudy tells Liesel about when the doctor inspected him and some other boys. That is a moment of importance because he was genuinely embarrassed, and at first didn 't tell her. However, later he feels comfortable to tell Liesel. " Stripped of their, the boys were allowed to dress again."(414)
In “Stop the sun” by Gary Paulsen, The character Terry changes from a boy who is embarrassed by his dad’s disease to a boy who thinks of his dad and accept his dad . This change reveals the story’s theme, which is in order to understand the people who we love order to understand the people who love you have to think of them and have empathy. In the beginning of the story, Terry is an embarrassed boy because of his dad disease,. At this point in the story, Gary writes, “ Wanting only for the earth to open and let him drop in a deep hole”. This passage is important because it reveals just how Terry is embarrassed by his father 's actions in the hardware store.
His ability to encourage and sympathize with people such as Danny and Billy make him a very pleasant person. When Reuven first meets Danny, for instance, he quickly realizes his loneliness and his need for a friend, ultimately deciding to befriend him. Even while knowing that his other friends would think badly of him for becoming friends with a Hasidic Jew like Danny, Reuven pities him and “treats him as he would have liked to be treated” (Matthew 7:12) by making Danny his friend. Additionally, while at the hospital recovering from his eye surgery, the nurses place Reuven next to a boy named Billy, who almost went blind during an accident. After Reuven leaves the hospital, he continues to think and worry about Billy, even “dedicating the morning prayer to Billy, every last word” (89).
The empathy he feels for her brings them closer together and strengthens their friendship. When Sophie is hurt David still helps her despite her toe, even though he has learned that abnormalities make someone a monster. “ ‘You’re a good boy, David. You were very kind to Sophie.’ ” (Wyndham, 12)
In Chapter 15 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout’s compassionate actions eliminate the tension of the lynching mob. Scout helps to eliminate this problem by being compassionate for Atticus and running in and wanting to help him. When she runs in she starts talking to a person she remembered, which was Mr. Cunningham about his son, Walter Cunningham, and by doing so she settled the tension and made conversation. Which allowed the men to leave on a good note.
Scout and Jem realize that empathy is being able to place yourself in another’s shoes, striving to see things from their point of view, even if you don’t agree with their beliefs. He encourages his children to make better choices by forgiving the bad and respecting the good. This allows his children to idolize their father even more by recalling the important concept he had previously instilled in them To illustrate, when Scout was dropping her rescuer, Boo Radley, home, she demonstrates empathy, recalling what Atticus had taught her. Standing on his porch made Scout see the outside world from his perspective, allowing her to comprehend how lonely and foreign it must be. Additionally, Jem also demonstrates empathy several times in the novel.
Huck realizes that Jim cares about his family, just as White people do, feels remorse over hitting his deaf child, just as any White person would, (158-159), and matures enough to humble himself enough to apologize to Jim after tricking him (89). Despite having various moral dilemmas throughout the book, questioning if he is making the right decision, Huck always concludes that he does not want to sell Jim back into slavery, even going as far as turning his back on God, resolving that he does not want to sell Jim, and he’d rather go to hell than pray a lie
This results in Tim saving various lives, and though he commits suicide, his heart is donated to a great cause. Comparing Tim to a hero is strange, but saying he’s anything less would not be accurate. He may be
Grant organizes the visit, and even the children themselves give Jefferson gifts. It’s important that Jefferson didn’t realize how many visitors he’d have—Jefferson doesn’t realize how many people love him and defend him. He seems to treat this knowledge as an impetus to behave with even more courage and dignity—thus, he waits to cry until everyone’s left, showing his self-control and selflessness. He is recognizing and embracing his importance to the community. In a way, Jefferson has been building up to this moment throughout A Lesson Before Dying.
Here are some reasons why, one detail to support my answer is on page 188 and it states, “Take some of the pain, Jonas helped him.” This detail supports the answer because when Jonas felt empathy towards The Giver when he took some of the pain away from The Giver and this could make The Giver community more positive because they can learn from all of other people’s mistakes. Another detail to support the answer is on page 121 and it states, “He had seen a birthday party with one child singled out” This detail supports the answer because it shows Jonas showing empathy toward the child celebrating by himself and if people feel empathy toward the kid celebrating by himself he could have fun and that could make The Giver community more positive. This is why empathy would have been important to create a positive Giver community.
Under the Influence I think that the memoir “Under the Influence was a great read. The speaker is really captivating with lots of great insights of his upbringing. It was also disheartening to hear a child feel confused of his father’s illness and to feel compel to do everything right in order to please his father because he believes his fathers drinking might have something to do with him. The truth of the matter is that this is a daily occurrence in many young children’s lives and in reading this passage I got a better understanding of how this can affect young children.
The teenage boy receives gifts and gets well soon cards; the lord must have been on his side because he seems to be getting better. He becomes a whole knew, better person and returns to his normal self but mentally even better. As for “sharing the gift” the boy volunteers at the hospital where he was treated and tries everyday to make the kids with cancer smile. Beowulf’s story ends with one last battle that saves the town but ends his life as well, he was able to share his treasures with