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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 does Smee say will some day happen to that warning?
2. What reaction does Peter Pan expect from the Lost Boys?
3. What is John's reaction to the fact that the boys are building Wendy a house?
4. What instruction does Tinkerbell yell out to the boys?
5. What does Mr. Darling say about his medicine as compared to that of the children?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the relationship between the pirates, the Indians and the Lost Boys.
2. What happened to Captain Hook's hand? What long-term problem has that created for the Captain?
3. Describe Tiger Lily and the Indian tribe she leads. Describe their first action in the play.
4. What is Wendy's first order of business as "mother" to the Lost Boys? What does Peter do? How do their actions fit into their roles?
5. What, besides Captain Hook's hand, has the crocodile swallowed? What does this have to do with Captain Hook's greatest fear?
6. What does Peter Pan reveal about his reason for visiting Wendy so often? What does he say is his favorite story? What does this choice say about Peter Pan?
7. Why do the boys mistake Wendy for a bird? Why does someone insist that they have heard of a "Wendy bird?"
8. What does Mrs. Darling have hidden away in a dresser drawer? Where did she get it? Why does it cause her worry?
9. What do Wendy, Michael and John think of the planned trip to Neverland? Do you believe they are prepared for the reality or are they simply seeking the adventure?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Wendy's role in the lives of John and Michael Darling. Compare that to the role she takes in the lives of the Lost Boys. What is the message about motherhood in Peter Pan?
Essay Topic 2
What is the significance of having a sheepdog play the role of nursemaid to the children? What is the attitude of Mrs. Darling toward Nana? Contrast that to the attitude of Mr. Darling. Would Mr. Darling's attitude have been different if Nana were human? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
How does Peter Pan say fairies are born and die? How is Tinkerbell's life put in danger? What is the result of that situation? Why does the audience become involved in the story?
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