Mirette on the High Wire
by Emily Arnold McCully
Mirette on the High Wire is about self-enhancement |. The genre of the story is Drama, the setting is Historical, and the heritage is European.
A young girl both inspires and learns from a man skilled at walking on wire. Conquering fear, together they perform above the Paris rooftops.
Moral reasoning in the story focuses on concern for relationships.
The theme of the story is Focus and discipline can lead to success.
- Hard work
- Self confidence
- Self discipline
- Altruism/Unselfish care for others
- Unreflective/Don't think of consequences of actions
The 4 Component Model
- Ethical Sensitivity - Evidence of concern for others and awareness of the consequences of one's actions.
- Ethical Judgment - Shows characters deliberating about ethical choices.
- Ethical Focus - Addresses the ethical demand in the situation, prioritizing moral goals and responsibilities over selfish interests.
- Ethical Action - Has a character who takes several steps to reach a moral goal and perseveres to complete the ethical action.