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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 not known if Arthur would be able to live for _______________.
2. The Davies family had settled in comfortably to their new country home, __________ House.
3. Barrie continued his work at the hospital known as "________ in Beds."
4. Are there many objections from outsiders to Barrie being the boys' guardian?
5. Barrie was so completely devoted to Sylvia and the children that it reminded Peter of the loyalty of _______ rather than of a man.
Short Essay Questions
1. What benefits exist in the relationship between Mary and Cannan?
2. What was one of the few things Mary Hodgson and Barrie had in common?
3. How did Frohman's agreement to change his travel plans prove to be fatal?
4. What takes place between Mary and Gilbert Cannan?
5. What does Barrie learn about Mary and Gilbert's marriage?
6. Describe the Davies' new home.
7. How does Arthur become ill?
8. What does Barrie think about Jack's engagement to Geraldine Gibb?
9. What happened to Sylvia?
10. Why did Barrie not realize what was going on between Mary and Gilbert?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Barrie had a few close friends.
Part 1) Who are four of his closest friends? Describe each of these friends. What do these people have in common with Barrie?
Part 2) How do these friends influence Barrie? How important are Barrie's friends to his life and work? Why?
Part 3) How important are your own friends and acquaintances in your own life? Why? How does this compare to Barrie?
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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