Character-based Questions Character-based questions “ So they became partners, all three …” What does Jim gain from his ‘partnerships’ with Ashley and Imogen? After meeting Ashley something made “Jim believe there could be common ground between them, whatever the difference.” In what ways are Jim and Ashley alike yet different? What was their common ground?
Jim’s understanding of the world
The effect of Jim’s childhood
Relationships between characters
Characters as elements of setting
Questions about Issues and Themes Questions dealing with wider issues and themes ‘ The central preoccupation of Fly Away Peter is what meaning life can have given the inevitability of death.’ Discuss Fly Away Peter could be described simply as a journey of discovery. Evaluate this simple assessment of the text.