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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 about Captain Hook makes his name appropriate?
2. Who is Captain Hook's first mate?
3. What does Wendy give Peter instead of a kiss?
4. What does Hook confess to be his greatest fear?
5. What does Mr. Darling make Nana do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened to Captain Hook's hand? What long-term problem has that created for the Captain?
2. When it seems that Peter Pan is about to leave, what action does Wendy take? Does it have the desired effect?
3. What does Mrs. Darling have hidden away in a dresser drawer? Where did she get it? Why does it cause her worry?
4. Why does Mrs. Darling believe Peter Pan continues to return to the nursery window? Why does she believe this?
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 Nana do after she is tied outside for awhile? How do the children react?
7. What does Mr. Darling say will happen if he cannot get his tie properly tied? What does this say about his personality?
8. What is John's reaction when Peter Pan and the Lost Boys are building a house around Wendy? What prompts this reaction? How does it compare to Peter Pan's attitude?
9. How do Captain Hook's appearance and mannerisms compare to his character?
10. Describe Nana's role in the children's bedtime rituals.
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
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
What is Marooner's Rock? What happens to Peter Pan and Wendy there?
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