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

Andrew Birkin
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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. It was in 1906 that Arthur was diagnosed with a sarcoma where?

2. In 1916, Mary Hodgson offered her resignation. How did Barrie react?

3. To what was this organization dedicated?

4. Jack had not consulted with Barrie before the proposal and expected that his guardian would ______________ the newly engaged.

5. Are there many objections from outsiders to Barrie being the boys' guardian?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Chapter 14 begin?

2. What does Barrie learn about Mary and Gilbert's marriage?

3. What happened when James learned of his wife's relationship with Gilbert?

4. Describe the Davies' new home.

5. Describe George's last letter to Barrie. What then happens to George?

6. How did Frohman's agreement to change his travel plans prove to be fatal?

7. Why did Barrie not realize what was going on between Mary and Gilbert?

8. How did Arthur die?

9. Why does Charles Frohman plan to leave earlier for London?

10. What happened to Sylvia?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

Michael is the subject of much of the epilogue.

Part 1) Who is Michael? Why is he important in Barrie's life? Why is he the main subject of the epilogue? Was he more important than others in Barrie's life? Why or why not?

Part 2) What else is included in the epilogue? Why? How does this help to bring the book to a conclusion? Is this a good way to end the book? Why or why not?

Part 3) What can you, as the reader, take away from this book? What can be learned from Barrie's life and work?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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