A​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​assignment For this paper, choose another story and consider the following question

: What does this story have to teach us about empathy for others?

 In responding to this question, your focus will be on the themes that arise from your close readings of the story.

 You will develop an argument on what the story teaches us about empathy and how it is conveyed. Alternatively, you may choose to argue that the story does not teach us about empathy. In either case, you will use elements from the story to support your argument. In addition, you will use evidence from at least one of the following articles to support your argument: Schmidt, Megan. “How Reading Fiction Increases Empathy and Encourages