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Shield From The Storm Analysis

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Isaiah Stoute Shield From the Storm The author puts the reader in the vicarious position of a child confronted with the ideals of empathy, morals, and innocence. The author uses imagery to show how empathetic the boys felt toward the birds. The boy said “shh” as he removed his jacket that was so harsh and cold on the outside, but was warm and dry on the inside, and placed it on the birds. The boys saw how cold the birds were and how they were suffering, which is why they placed their jackets on the birds, because they felt bad for the birds. The boys felt so bad that they had to cover the birds, making it understandable for the reader to feel empathy as well. The author used imagery to describe the empathy the boys were feeling as well as their
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