A metaphor is a very powerful instrument for facilitating important changes. In the scene, the “invisible cloak” constitutes the remedy against the child’s growing fear. But let’s see how Daniel uses the story to sooth his daughter.
In the scene, Kennedy’s difficulty is evident. His speech seems to be boring everyone, when all of a sudden he starts to “talk with his heart”. His sincerity transpires and, besides the technique, his desire to help people comes shining through.