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Wednesday, December 8, 2010
White Cat: Characters with Compassion
This week's focus is on Holly Black's White Cat and it's an excellent representation of this month's theme: Compassion. Cassel is a character with great compassion in the midst of a cold, calculating, con-artist family.
For discussion: If you've read White Cat, how do you think Cassel developed his own deep compassion in this harsh setting?
And, in general, what books have you read where a character has great compassion, and how did it shape the story?