Both empathy and sympathy help forge strong bonds between people and are very positive feelings. They bring comfort and peace and involve compassion but there are some differences between them. Do your research and write an essay in which you compare and contrast these two feelings. Do your research in the order suggested.
· “Empathy versus sympathy” http://grammarist.com/usage/empathy-sympathy/
Animated video to watch and make notes on:
· “Brené Brown on empathy” https://www.thersa.org/discover/videos/rsa-shorts/2013/12/Brene-Brown-on-Empathy/
· Empathy versus sympathy” https://prezi.com/cuvtmbvewry4/empathy-vs-sympathy/ (This presentation comes with an embedded video)
Reading material to make notes on:
· “Empathy versus Sympathy” http://www.diffen.com/difference/Empathy_vs_Sympathy
· “Comparison of empathy and sympathy” http://www.empathy-and-listening-skills.info/