Just as she existentially anthropomorphizes the mouse and empathizes
with its maternal responsibilities, she ruminates on the question of the commonalties and differences between a dead chicken and a dead man, thus investing a sort of shared humanity between the two: "And yet the chicken was a sort of person, a respectable individual, with its own kind of dignity.
Even students who readily empathize
with a peer refrain from volunteering to take "clearly painful" shocks.
Flowers, who empathizes
with patients' fear of conventional MRI machines, said, "The extraordinary openness of the FONAR Stand-Up(tm) MRI allows for much more comfort and much less resistance to specialized testing.
She observes what happened when Sultan took a young second wife, tells about courtship and marriage, and empathizes
with the youngest daughter who finds herself locked into her role as an overworked household servant.