J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what was this organization dedicated?

2. Barrie had been unable to spend much time with Sylvia and the boys in the summer of 1908 but surprised them with what?

3. Shortly before Froham sailed on the Lusitania, who begged him not to sail due to threats of possible attack from German U-boats?

4. Barrie continued his work at the hospital known as "________ in Beds."

5. What did Sylvia begin to draft?

Essay Topics

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 was rewarded for his work.

Part 1) How was he rewarded? Why was he rewarded? How might he have felt about being rewarded? Why?

Part 2) What is ironic about his recognition from Edinburgh University? How might he have felt about this recognition? What does all of this recognition reinforce about Barrie and his work?

Part 3) How have you been recognized in your own life? How did this recognition affect you? How important is it to be recognized for one's work? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

The five Davies boys were the inspiration for Peter Pan.

Part 1) Who are these boys? How did they become the inspiration for Peter Pan? How is each boy's character seen in Peter Pan? How are these boys like Barrie?

Part 2) How did other children also influence Barrie's work? Why were children and childhood so important to Barrie? What can be revealed about Barrie because of this?

Part 3) How are events in your own childhood important in the present? How might these events influence your future?

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