This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Jon) - This character first appears as a freethinking young gull, not content with filling his belly with scrap fish. He wants to experience the freedom of flight enjoyed by other bird species. Opposed by everyone, including his own family, this character experiments, often disastrously, until he figures out the dynamics of flight and practices its techniques to perfection. Hoping to share these revelations with others, this character is surprised to be condemned for unorthodoxy by the Elders and exiled to the Far Cliffs.
Sullivan - This character...
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