In the first place, Jack shows signs of caring for other people and of respecting their feelings. He returns to be with Anne Stanton, to just be there and to give her what support he can, without intruding on her grief. He accepts Sadie Burke, and he accepts her verbal jabs and her anger without flinching or moving away as he once did; he also makes a special effort to visit her and to comfort her. He recognizes and respects Sugar-Boy's feelings about Willie Stark. He visits Lucy Stark without the embarrassment he once felt, and he empathizes with her need to believe that her husband had the seeds of greatness in him. He brings the Scholarly Attorney home to live with him, and he no longer feels the need to make fun of the old man's religious beliefs. To a great extent, then, this
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