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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. Why did Frohman keep on with the plans?
2. What happened to Sylvia?
3. When did the Lusitania sink?
4. How does Chapter 11 begin?
5. Mary was furious and issued what ultimatum?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Chapter 13 begin?
2. How does Arthur become ill?
3. Why did Barrie not realize what was going on between Mary and Gilbert?
4. What takes place between Mary and Gilbert Cannan?
5. What was one of the few things Mary Hodgson and Barrie had in common?
6. Why does Charles Frohman plan to leave earlier for London?
7. What does Barrie continue to do after George and Frohman's deaths?
8. How did Barrie surprise the Davies after the summer of 1908?
9. How did Michael and Nico feel about school?
10. How did Arthur die?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
James' years at Dumfries Academy were some of the happiest in his life.
Part 1) Describe these years. Why were they the happiest in his life? Describe his personality at this time. How does this reflect his enjoyment at school?
Part 2) What role did this school play in his development as a writer? How did his experiences at Edinburgh University compare to these early school years? How were his college years also important?
Part 3) Describe your own school experiences. How do they impact your life? How do they compare to James' school experiences?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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