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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 Mr. Darling make Nana do?
2. What prompts the argument between Mr. Darling and the children?
3. Peter Pan explains that there are no girls in Neverland. Why does he say that is the case?
4. When does Peter Pan say a fairy dies?
5. Why does Peter Pan say he ran away from home?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Captain Hook's appearance and mannerisms compare to his character?
2. Describe three interesting characters introduced in this act and tell why they capture your interest.
3. What information does Peter Pan reveal about fairies?
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. Describe the argument between Mr. Darling and the boys regarding their nightly medicine.
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. Describe at least three things that make it evident that this story is a fairy tale.
8. When it seems that Peter Pan is about to leave, what action does Wendy take? Does it have the desired effect?
9. Describe at least three things Mrs. Darling does in an effort to keep the children safe.
10. Why does Mrs. Darling believe Peter Pan continues to return to the nursery window? Why does she believe this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the scene in which Peter Pan and Wendy exchange the thimble for the button. What is the significance of Peter Pan's lack of knowledge regarding a kiss?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Captain Hook's greatest fear and why that fear has consumed him. Contrast his attitudes with those of a typical villain.
Essay Topic 3
Compare the on-going fighting between pirates and Indians to that of ethnic groups.
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