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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. When Arthur died there was little __________ left.
2. Arthur would soon find that the ____ miles he had put between Barrie and his new home was not enough.
3. Are the boys happy with the guardianship arrangement?
4. Are there many objections from outsiders to Barrie being the boys' guardian?
5. Barrie continued his work at the hospital known as "________ in Beds."
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Michael and Nico feel about school?
2. What does Barrie continue to do after George and Frohman's deaths?
3. How did Frohman's agreement to change his travel plans prove to be fatal?
4. What happened to Sylvia?
5. What takes place between Mary and Gilbert Cannan?
6. How were the Davies affected by Arthur's death?
7. How does Chapter 14 begin?
8. What does Barrie think about Jack's engagement to Geraldine Gibb?
9. What happened when James learned of his wife's relationship with Gilbert?
10. Describe the Davies' new home.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
The Davies boys grow up.
Part 1) Describe the changes that take place in the lives of the Davies boys. How do these changes affect Barrie? Why do they affect him in this way?
Part 2) Does Barrie handle these changes well? Why or why not? How do you know he treated the boys as a father might treat his sons? How do they show him they care for him like a father?
Part 3) What troubles have you caused your own parents? Why? How do you also show them you appreciate what they do for you?
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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