Jonathan Livingston Seagull: An Analysis Of Richard Bach's Bridge Across Forever

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This epigraph begins the book "Bridge Across Forever" by the famous American writer, philosopher and essayist Richard Bach. And he is perfectly suited to his novel-parable "Jonathan Livingston Seagull", reflecting the idea of a book about the perfection of a rational being, not limited by time and space. The process of reading the book is incredible emotions and thoughts. It is quite obvious the analogy of the world gulls and the world of men. Seagulls speak, think, aspire to freedom, have the will and intellect in general exhibit properties superior beings, that is, Homo sapiens. I had the idea that Jonathan had brought into the world the idea of seagulls spiritual development, just as once upon a time one of the first people gave rise to something new, which was higher than simply ensuring their survival, that is, higher instincts. Striking thought the story-a parable about freedom and spiritual perfection. Livingston so wanted to fly, to know their ultimate destination, that did not stop him either pain or a negative attitude to his training parents or expulsion from the pack. He wanted only to share their skills with others, show that they are capable of more. But how to tell them their knowledge, if they do not want to take it? So he became an exile. Gradually improving their results, exhausted from…show more content…
After the body - is, first of all, your idea. He moves to a new stage of its development, and it is time to go to Jonathan and Fletcher feels it. He is afraid that he could not continue his journey without a Livingston, that is not strong enough and developed for this purpose. Like Minds Fletcher at this point of the book, I thought of another phrase from "Pocketbook Messiah" by Richard Bach: "Do not think that those who fell on you from another dimension, even in something wiser than you. Or did he do something better than you could yourself.

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