Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the only argument between Frohman and James?
2. What was one of the few things that seemed to console Margaret after David's death?
3. Barrie named the book "The Boy Castaways of _________________ Island."
4. The author describes the background of Arthur Davies, who was the son of Reverend who?
5. What was The Nottingham Journal?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Barrie now able to spend time developing a play? What is the title of this play?
2. How did Barrie change once he had accepted Michael's death? Why might he have reacted this way?
3. How did Frohman's agreement to change his travel plans prove to be fatal?
4. How did Barrie react to Michael's death?
5. Describe Barrie's relationship with Peter and Nico throughout the rest of his life.
6. Describe the first meeting of Arthur and Sylvia.
7. Describe "Sentimental Tommy."
8. What is Barrie's belief about children and is one of the first references to "Peter Pan?"
9. How does Chapter 14 begin?
10. With what type of people did Barrie keep company? Why?
James Barrie was born in Scotland.
Part 1) Describe his family life in Scotland. How did his family and upbringing influence him throughout his life?
Part 2) What is one event from Barrie's childhood that is significant throughout the rest of his life? Why? How different might he have been if this had not occurred?
Part 3) What event is most significant in your own life? Why?
Both Arthur and Sylvia die.
Part 1) Describe the events leading up their deaths. How do these death compare to each other? Is this surprising? Why or why not?
Part 2) How does their relationship with Barrie become important at this point? How significant is his role in their family's life? How does this seem to affect Barrie?
Part 3) If your parents were to die, who would be important in your life? Why? How would these people help you cope with this tragedy?
Barrie grieves over the deaths of many friends and family members throughout his life.
Part 1) How do these deaths affect Barrie? What deaths are the most significant? Why? How do they influence Barrie's thoughts and actions?
Part 2) How are the ideas of growing old and dying significant in Barrie's work? Why are these aspects of life so important?
Part 3) What are your thoughts about growing old and dying? Is death so important in our culture today? Why or why not?
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