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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 happens when the boys get their first glimpse of Wendy?
2. What happens to Mr. Darling's pants?
3. What reaction does Peter Pan expect from the Lost Boys?
4. Who accidentally rubs against Mr. Darling's pants, dirtying them?
5. While Peter Pan is gone, the Lost Boys are arguing about their mothers. What is the basis of this argument?
Short Essay Questions
1. When it seems that Peter Pan is about to leave, what action does Wendy take? Does it have the desired effect?
2. What is Tinkerbell's immediate reaction to Wendy? Why does Tinkerbell feel this way? What does she do to keep Peter Pan and Wendy apart?
3. What information does Peter Pan reveal about fairies?
4. What attitude about girls does Peter Pan reveal? Why might this be the case? What does he give as an example?
5. Describe Nana's role in the children's bedtime rituals.
6. Describe three interesting characters introduced in this act and tell why they capture your interest.
7. How do Captain Hook's appearance and mannerisms compare to his character?
8. What topics do the Lost Boys debate while awaiting the return of Peter Pan? Which do you feel is the most significant of the topics being discussed?
9. Describe the argument between Mr. Darling and the boys regarding their nightly medicine.
10. What does Nana do after she is tied outside for awhile? How do the children react?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of Peter Pan's shadow? What happens when he finds it? How and why is the situation resolved?
Essay Topic 2
Compare Wendy's commitment to "play house" with the Lost Boys to Peter Pan's commitment. What separates the two? What is Wendy's reaction to her understanding of Peter Pan's level of commitment? Compare that to Peter Pan's reaction to the situation.
Essay Topic 3
Describe Captain Hook's greatest fear and why that fear has consumed him. Contrast his attitudes with those of a typical villain.
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