Character Analysis Of Richard David Bach's 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull'
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If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem. -Richard Bach
Richard David Bach was born on 23rd of June 1936. He was born in Oak Park in Illinois. He went to the Long Beach State College. He is also known for his love of flying. Richard Bach served in the United States Navy and the New Jersey Air National Guards fighter wing. His books are mainly autobiographies inspired from his life events. He also worked as a technical writer for ‘Douglas Aircraft’ and a writer for the magazine ‘Flying’.
Bach’s books were mostly related to flying in some way. Aviation had always been his passion but his teachers at school made him realize his talent for writing. So he decided to incorporate his love and talent in the form of his books. His early books were about airplane flying such as in ‘Stranger to Ground’ and later flight was used as a metaphor in his books. His popular book ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull’ was published in 1970. This book was about a seagull that flew for his love of flying rather than searching for food. Richard Bach has touched millions of people through his humor, wisdom and insight.
Seagull Jonathan Livingstone is the main character. He is described as a lonely seagull who does not care about the customs of the flock but rather follows his inner desire of gathering more knowledge and