Character Traits of Peter in Cue for Treason

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c ENG1D Essay Assignment Cue for treason - Rough Draft

This essay is going to talk about the character traits of Peter Brownrigg in Geoffrey
Trease’s Cue for Treason. Peter Brownrigg is the novel’s narrator and protagonist. He is fourteen years old and he lives in Country Cumberland. One day, he throws a rock to Sir
Phillip which makes him get in a lot of trouble, he has to leave his hometown for his own safety, and then Peter starts on the journey. Peter is independent, rational and courageous.
He knows how to take care of himself, instead of relying on his parents. Moreover Peter handles matters rationality as he will not base his decisions on his own
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Therefore, Peter is rational, because he will not his emotions to make his decision, and therefore he rationally thinks.

Lastly, throughout the novel there are many examples of Peter Brownrigg‘s courageous actions. For example, Peter throws a rock at Sir Phillip, so others will have more time to get away, he climbs the wall of the yellow gentlemen‘s house to retrieve his copy of the play, and while Tom Boyd is missing, he tells Kit that he will go find Tom. “We
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