A character from “Cue for Treason” that I most identify with would be Kit Russell. First of all, one of Kit’s character traits is that she is caring. In the novel, Kit is often going with Peter to anywhere or at least, protesting to. For example, Kit, with time and effort, persuaded Sir Robert to go with Peter and Tom on their “exhibition” to Cumberland in order to make herself useful and stay with Peter. Also, she found out where the Yellow Gentleman lives to help Peter chase him down. The circumstances show that she wanted to keep close to Peter and help him in any way she can, even if it means her risking her life. I haven’t done this myself, but I find anyway I can to help my family and friends through difficult times and will always stay close to them (be there for them).
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During Cue for Treason we are asked which character we can relate to. I picked Peter because after a problem he runs from the fact that he's in trouble with the law. I can relate to this because when Im going through a problem i tend to run from the problem instead of facing it. In peter's case he runs to protect his friends and family. I admire Peter because he is brave to travel alone to help Cumberland. That is why I think I can relate to Peter in ''Cue for Treason''
I appreciate your honesty Tyler. It is only natural to want to avoid things that we must deal with, especially if they are "difficult".
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A character from Cue For Treason that i would think is most interesting is Kit , because she probably has the most interesting life in the novel. She comes introduced into the book as a male and no one knowing about her past, but later discovered as a male. Plus she also had a rivalry with Sir Phillip and she comes mixed up with Peter.Kit acts really brave and what ever task you will hand her she will complete, she is also outgoing, she is ready to take on anything.
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I find myself being most interested in Kit “Kirkstone” Russell. The reasons behind my choice is that Kit is very sneaky. She shows this when she first met Peter, and the group. She had disguised herself as a boy to act in theatre. The readers would never had thought that she was a woman. Kit had very sneakily hid her past away until Peter and her got to know each other more, than her past started flowing out with Shakespeare. Also Kit had a trait that came off as threatening. “if you make a sound, i’ll stick this knife in you (63)”. These were the exact first words that came out of KIt’s mouth that made her appeal as threatening, and dangerous. Though later on in the book, we the readers get to learn of Kit lighter side as the caring girl who may have had feelings for Peter. When she decided to save Peter from the miners, rather than going on to London to inform a trusted Magistrate of the plot to kill the Queen. This may have come off as risky to the readers. Finally, I believed that Kit is a very intelligent person. On page 229, Kit had identified that Mr.Armthwaite had been one of the conspirators. In conclusion, I have come to believe that Kit has many traits that make her a very suspicious person, but i believe that if anyone got to know her as a female, and not a “boy” I believe that she would be very caring, and intelligent, and nothing close to dangerous.
Then would you say that when Kit was disguised as a boy she had a different personality than when she became known that she was a girl?
I agree that her coming back for him to save him from the miners showed that she liked him, as that would have been the only reason for doing something as foolish as risking the future of England for the life of one. Great Example!
Rajan, you make some very strong points about the character of Kit. Also, you are very thorough in your reasons and you provide many details from the novel to support what you're arguing. Great work!
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I find Kit Kirkstone to be the most interesting character. He is very mysterious. First off, he just shows up at Desmond’s company. Page 61 “I’d suddenly felt that same queer feeling of someone watching me.” Next, Peter suspects that Kit is up to something, so he takes the letter Kit wrote and quickly looked at who he was writing to. Page 78 “There had been time to read the address on the one uppermost. It was directed to “Sir Philip Morton, Lonsdale Hall near Keswick.”” As the story goes on, it is hard for Peter to trust this interesting character. In addition. Peter was fed up with Kit. Page 82 “I didn’t let him finish. I’d never laid hands on him since that first morning we met, but now my self-control went. I landed out.” As they fought, Peter made an interesting discovery. Page 82 “Too late, I realized what I had done. I had solved the mystery of Kit Kirkstone.” Kik is actually a girl. Peter promised not to tell. Page 85 “I shan’t tell anyone” Kit ran away from home, she dressed as a boy so she could become an actor. Lastly, Peter and Kit become friends, they learn to get along. As problems pass, the Desmond company split up. Kit and Peter go to London to find an acting job together. Finally, I find Kit the most interesting character, because she shows up from nowhere, she was writing to Sir Philip and she is actually girl, when she dressed as boy so she could act. All these points make Kit the most interesting character.
You made some very good points Tayler, supported with references to the text.
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I find Kit Kirkstone’s character the most interesting in the book “Cue For Treason”. In my opinion, her life is the most intricate, complex and adventurous. One point proving this is that she ran away from her rich family since she was to be married to Sir Philip Morton, who did not care much about her, just about the money that came along. She hides herself by pretending to be a boy, which limited herself(e.g could not undress, show herself swimming etc.). In the story, multiple times Kit bumps into Sir Philip consequently by traveling with Peter(since Sir Philip was trying to find him). Each encounter is entirely different and ends with an entirely different result as the next. For example, in London she acts as Juliet in a play that Sir Philip Morton has come to attend. Once she realised Sir Philip was in the audience, she knew she could not go on stage, because she would be dressed as a girl instead of her usual incognito boy disguise. So what ends up happening is that she has to run away, and let Peter take over her role. Everything turned out fine in the end. This scene is very different from(spoiler alert!) Kit and Peter’s journey to tell the Secret Service about the assassination of Queen Elizabeth. They bump into bandits and are saved(not on purpose) by Sir Philip and his party of horseback. They then narrowly escape. From this proof, this is why I believe Kit Kirkstone life is the most interesting out of all the characters in the book “Cue For Treason”.
Kevin, your analysis of the character of Kit Kirkstone is very thorough and insightful.
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The character in “Cue For Treason” that relates to me the most is Peter Brownrigg. Peter is the antagonist of the story. Peter and I have a lot of similarities and character traits in common. Peter is very impulsive and does not give a lot of thought into his decisions. Peter acts without thinking, an example of this can be seen in chapter one where Peter throws a rock at Sir Philip Morton. Peter did not think of the repercussions of his actions. I am like that myself at times. I make many impulsive decisions without thinking of what might happen. Also Peter Brownrigg is very athletic and physically fit. In Chapter one there is a part where Peter is running through the mountains to get away from Sir Philip. Peter must have been fit to have been running through the mountains. More evidence if this can be found later in the book where Peter is scaling the wall of Sir David Vicars’ house. I am athletic like Peter and enjoy running and playing sports. For these reasons and more this is why Peter Brownrigg in “Cue For Treason” is the character that relates to me the most.
Good Job. I agree.
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