Some statements about the personality of the characters in The Chrysalids follow. Give evidence from the book to first support the statement (pro). Then contradict the statement (con). Finally, based on that evidence, draw your own conclusions that explain the character's nature. An example has been done for you.
The Inspector upholds the law on deviations.
a. Pro: He agrees that Sophie is a mutant
b. Con: He approves of Angus big horses
c. Your conclusion: He upholds the law only as far as he has to, but is willing to bend when it is convenient.
- David's mother strictly follows the rules of Waknuk's religion.
- Rosalind is compassionate.
- The Seland woman has high morals.
- David is cautious.
- Sophie is caring and unselfish.
One Step Further
Rate a fictional character from a TV sitcom. First give the name of the character, then for each of the following character traits, answer with a never, seldom, sometimes, often or always and provide evidence for your answer.