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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. Was the specialists' prognosis good?
2. When Arthur died there was little __________ left.
3. Where was this surprise located?
4. Why could Sylvia not have an operation?
5. Toward the end, Arthur could no longer ___________, and it seemed as if his tenuous relationship with Barrie had improved and involved into fondness.
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Michael and Nico feel about school?
2. Was the 25 miles Arthur put between Barrie and Egerton House enough? Why or why not?
3. How did Frohman's agreement to change his travel plans prove to be fatal?
4. What was one of the few things Mary Hodgson and Barrie had in common?
5. How is Barrie now able to spend time developing a play? What is the title of this play?
6. Describe George's last letter to Barrie. What then happens to George?
7. Why did Barrie not realize what was going on between Mary and Gilbert?
8. What does Barrie continue to do after George and Frohman's deaths?
9. What happened when James learned of his wife's relationship with Gilbert?
10. How does Arthur become ill?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
James graduated from Edinburgh University.
Part 1) Describe his experiences at Edinburgh. Why did he attend college? How does this reinforce his role in the family? How does this personally affect him?
Part 2) How was his college experience positive? To what did it lead? Could he have done all he did without his college degree? Why or why not?
Part 3) Is higher learning important to you? Why or why not? How might your life be without a college degree? How might this compare to your life with a college degree? What might be the reasons for these differences?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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