Flying against the Wind: The Story of a Young Woman Who Defied the Nazis Topics for Discussion

Ina R. Friedman
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1. Characterize Cato's personality. What worked in her life? What got her into trouble and why?

2. Do you agree with Cato's decision to avoid an escape from prison and face execution? Speculate what might have happened if Cato escaped.

3. After you read Flying against the Wind, compare and contrast Cato's family with your family using a Venn diagram.

4. Characterize the impact that Olga had throughout Cato's life.

5. What impact did Jan, Cato's father, have on her life?

6. Describe Cato's relationship with her stepmother, Rali. What positive influence did Rali have on Cato?

7. Characterize Ulrich, Cato's older cousin.

What role did he play in the family? Do you have anyone in your family who takes an opposite stand on issues? How does your family handle it?

8. Compare and contrast the men who loved Cato throughout her life: John Hall, Hannes Lange, Heinz Strelow, and Helmut Nievert...

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