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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. While Peter Pan is gone, the Lost Boys are arguing about their mothers. What is the basis of this argument?
2. What do the Lost Boys see at the same time they spot Wendy?
3. How does Peter Pan discover that Wendy is not really dead from the arrow that shot her?
4. What do the Lost Boys reveal about the reason they shot Wendy?
5. Though the Lost Boys argue over their bravery, what is their reaction when the pirates arrive?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Wendy's reaction when the Lost Boys beg her to be their mother?
2. Why does Mrs. Darling believe Peter Pan continues to return to the nursery window? Why does she believe this?
3. 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?
4. Describe at least three things that make it evident that this story is a fairy tale.
5. Describe three interesting characters introduced in this act and tell why they capture your interest.
6. Describe at least three things Mrs. Darling does in an effort to keep the children safe.
7. Describe the relationship between the pirates, the Indians and the Lost Boys.
8. What does Mrs. Darling have hidden away in a dresser drawer? Where did she get it? Why does it cause her worry?
9. Why does Captain Hook want to capture Peter Pan? Why does he want to capture the Lost Boys?
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 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 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 Neverland and its inhabitants.
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