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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. The Davies family had settled in comfortably to their new country home, __________ House.
2. Barrie continued his work at the hospital known as "________ in Beds."
3. Peter would later refer to Barrie's visits as what?
4. Mary was furious and issued what ultimatum?
5. Whenever anyone asked Barrie about the divorce, what would he do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Barrie continue to do after George and Frohman's deaths?
2. Describe George's last letter to Barrie. What then happens to George?
3. How did Michael and Nico feel about school?
4. What happened when James learned of his wife's relationship with Gilbert?
5. What benefits exist in the relationship between Mary and Cannan?
6. How did Frohman's agreement to change his travel plans prove to be fatal?
7. How did Barrie surprise the Davies after the summer of 1908?
8. What does Barrie learn about Mary and Gilbert's marriage?
9. Why did Barrie not realize what was going on between Mary and Gilbert?
10. How were the Davies affected by Arthur's death?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
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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