Examples Of Empathy In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the novel “To Kill A Mocking Bird” it shows a large amount of empathy toward some characters in the book. Scout is a young girl the book, she has a tomboyish look and style. She grows a lot as a character throughout the book and has compassion for others as she develops. There are three key characters in the story that Scout has empathy and compassion for. Boo Radley, a mysterious man, everyone thought he was a killer when he was just a kind hearted man. Boo grows on Scout and she ends up thinking of him as a friend. Tom Robertson, a black man convicted of raping Bob Ewell 's daughter. He is a family man, very kindhearted. However he is black and his discriminated against in the community. The last key character is Atticus, he is Scout 's father and he is nothing but loving. He is a family man and he is against racism which makes him a stand out in the novel. This leads me to the conclusion that, Harper Lee suggests that stepping into others shoes to see how they live can lead to more compassion the have toward the person.

Boo Radley hasn’t been seen for around five years. He is described as a murder towards the starting of the book. Although Scout never really got a chance to talk to Boo when all these event were happening he still did some amazing things to
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All though Scout goes through some tough times in “To Kill A Mockingbird” she always see the good side of things by showing compassion to others. Boo Radley, a so called murderer that is a caregiver toward Scout. Tom Robertson, the discriminated man that was put in jail for doing nothing, but because this happened Scout had a lot of empathy for him. Lastly Atticus, the main supporter and wise man of the story. Scout sees him as a role model and has a lot of compassion for him. This shows that getting to know people can lead to great amount of compassion you have toward

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