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Airframe Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Key Questions

Casey Singleton's dilemma reminds us of the complicated world we live in, which becomes much more so for those who take on high-profile jobs and families. Several possible avenues for discussion can be taken from subjects explored in Airframe. Novels about troubled aircraft have been around since The High and The Mighty (Ernest K. Gann, 1953; see separate entry) and Airport (Arthur Hailey, 1968; see separate entry). Groups can discuss whether Airframe follows the traditions laid down by such novels or follows those for a different genre entirely. The portrayal of journalists, especially as stand-ins for the larger society they serve, can also be discussed—how different are the journalists in Airframe from the heroic image made popular for a generation by the Watergate reportage of Woodward and Bernstein? The difficulties of being a responsible parent, particularly the mother of a small child, while also having to work a...

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