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. Where was this surprise located?

2. How did Michael feel about school?

3. Peter would later refer to Barrie's visits as what?

4. How did Nico do at school?

5. What did Sylvia begin to draft?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened to Sylvia?

2. What takes place between Mary and Gilbert Cannan?

3. How is Barrie now able to spend time developing a play? What is the title of this play?

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

5. What benefits exist in the relationship between Mary and Cannan?

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

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

8. Was the 25 miles Arthur put between Barrie and Egerton House enough? Why or why not?

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

10. How did Arthur die?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The five Davies boys were the inspiration for Peter Pan.

Part 1) Who are these boys? How did they become the inspiration for Peter Pan? How is each boy's character seen in Peter Pan? How are these boys like Barrie?

Part 2) How did other children also influence Barrie's work? Why were children and childhood so important to Barrie? What can be revealed about Barrie because of this?

Part 3) How are events in your own childhood important in the present? How might these events influence your future?

Essay Topic 2

"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?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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