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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Was the specialists' prognosis good?
2. To where did Barrie donate money at this time?
3. Since Mary and Gilbert Cannan's marriage in 1910, there had been rumors that Cannan had seduced who and got her pregnant?
4. He often referred to Mary as what?
5. What happened to Sylvia on August 27, 1910?
Essay Topic 1
"Peter Pan" debuts on December 22, 1904.
Part 1) Describe the evolution of this play. What changes and additions took place? Why? What led to this play's debut?
Part 2) How was the play received? Why might it have been received in this way? How might these reviews have affected Barrie? Might these critics have changed their minds if they knew the popularity of the Peter Pan story? Explain.
Part 3) What play or film that you have recently seen will be as popular and well-known as Peter Pan? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Barrie loved theater and literature.
Part 1) Describe his first theater and literature experiences. How did his family encourage these interests? Why did this interest continue throughout his life?
Part 2) How was his personality suited for these interests? How did these interests influence his entire life?
Part 3) What interests do you have? How have you come to have these interests? How do they influence your life?
Essay Topic 3
Barrie loved hard work.
Part 1) How does his life reflect this love? Why does he love hard work? How did he benefit from hard work? How was it also detrimental?
Part 2) Do you love hard work? Why or why not? How do your thoughts about work compare to those of James?
Part 3) How is hard work important to American culture? Why is it important? How does it affect us as Americans?
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