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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 Peter Pan forget to do so that the three Darling children can fly?
2. What is Peter Pan about to do when he discovers that Wendy was shot?
3. What does Wendy say about Nana's barking?
4. What is Mr. Darling trying to do as he comes into the room?
5. What brought the Indians to the scene?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Nana do after she is tied outside for awhile? How do the children react?
2. Why did Captain Hook put poison in the glass of water in Peter Pan's house? What does this say about Captain Hook's character?
3. Why does Captain Hook want to capture Peter Pan? Why does he want to capture the Lost Boys?
4. What does Peter Pan do when he cannot re-attach his shadow? Why is this out of keeping with the character he seeks to present? Why is it in keeping with the character he really is?
5. What is Wendy's reaction when the Lost Boys beg her to be their mother?
6. Describe at least three things Mrs. Darling does in an effort to keep the children safe.
7. Why do the boys mistake Wendy for a bird? Why does someone insist that they have heard of a "Wendy bird?"
8. How do Captain Hook's appearance and mannerisms compare to his character?
9. How does Captain Hook react when he realizes that he cannot beat Peter Pan at a sword fight?
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
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 2
What is Tinkerbell's relationship to Peter Pan? Is Tinkerbell's level of devotion greater or lesser than Peter Pan's level of devotion to her? Give examples to support this claim.
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of Peter Pan's shadow? What happens when he finds it? How and why is the situation resolved?
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