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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Mary was furious and issued what ultimatum?
2. How did Mary Hodgson often referred to herself?
3. What are George and Peter called to do?
4. How does Chapter 11 begin?
5. Where was it torpedoed?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Barrie surprise the Davies after the summer of 1908?
2. What does Barrie think about Jack's engagement to Geraldine Gibb?
3. What does Barrie continue to do after George and Frohman's deaths?
4. Why did Barrie not realize what was going on between Mary and Gilbert?
5. How did Michael and Nico feel about school?
6. What happened to Sylvia?
7. What takes place between Mary and Gilbert Cannan?
8. How did Arthur's recuperation in a nursing home affect Barrie?
9. Was the 25 miles Arthur put between Barrie and Egerton House enough? Why or why not?
10. How did Frohman's agreement to change his travel plans prove to be fatal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Barrie is affected by World War I.
Part 1) How does World War I affect Barrie's life? Might this be typical of many people at this time? Why or why not? How does he cope with this?
Part 2) How might these events caused by World War I affect Barrie's work? Why? How are other events in Barrie's life also important?
Part 3) How has war affected your own life and your family's history? How has war led to changes in our country and society? Are these good changes? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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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