In Gwendolyn Brooks’s story "Maud Martha Spares the Mouse," what is the significance of the brief encounter with the mouse for Maud Martha?

In Gwendolyn Brooks’s story "Maud Martha Spares the Mouse," what is the significance of the brief encounter with the mouse for Maud Martha?

In Gwendolyn Brooks’s story "Maud Martha Spares the Mouse," what is the significance of the brief encounter with the mouse for Maud Martha?

In Gwendolyn Brooks’s story "Maud Martha Spares the Mouse," what is the significance of the brief encounter with the mouse for Maud Martha?

In Gwendolyn Brooks’s story "Maud Martha Spares the Mouse," what is the significance of the brief encounter with the mouse for Maud Martha?