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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. What happened when Gerrie became so upset?
2. Why could Sylvia not have an operation?
3. What happened to Sylvia?
4. How did Nico do at school?
5. One of the last letters Barrie received from George was one telling his surrogate father to do what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was one of the few things Mary Hodgson and Barrie had in common?
2. What benefits exist in the relationship between Mary and Cannan?
3. How is Barrie now able to spend time developing a play? What is the title of this play?
4. What does Barrie learn about Mary and Gilbert's marriage?
5. What did Barrie think of Mary and Cannan at this time?
6. What happened when James learned of his wife's relationship with Gilbert?
7. Describe the Davies' new home.
8. How did Michael and Nico feel about school?
9. Describe George's last letter to Barrie. What then happens to George?
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 meets Sylvia Davies at a New Year's Eve dinner party.
Part 1) Describe this meeting. How is it significant? Why is the relationship between Barrie and the Davies family so important? How is it different from his other relationships? Why?
Part 2) What role do the Davies play in Barrie's attraction to them? How does his attraction affect them?
Part 3) To whom are you attracted? Why? What relationships are the most important to your life? Why?
Essay Topic 3
"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?
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