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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. Why does Smee set his captive free upon reaching the place where Peter Pan and the others had seen the mermaid?
2. What role does Wendy assign Peter Pan in this family situation she has created?
3. Why is there someone willing to watch over the boys' home following the run in between Peter Pan and Captain Hook?
4. Where does Tinkerbell live?
5. What does Peter Pan do to prepare for the upcoming battle with the pirates?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What is John's reaction to Peter's arrival with the imaginary tigers he captured? What conflict could be brewing between John and Peter and why?
3. What does Peter Pan say about his mother? How does Peter Pan explain what he saw when he returned to the home he remembered?
4. Following the pirate attack, the Lost Boys talk of how frightened they are without Peter. What does this say about the relationship between Peter and the boys? Is this a fulfilling relationship on all sides?
5. What does Peter Pan say would be an incredible adventure? What is important about that statement?
6. How does Captain Hook react when he realizes that he cannot beat Peter Pan at a sword fight?
7. What noise does Peter Pan make to confuse Captain Hook just before he rescues the children? What is Captain Hook's reaction to the sound? What are the boys' reaction?
8. What does Peter say when Hook asks who he is? What does he mean by this?
9. What does Hook plan to do with the children? What does he say about other children at this time of night?
10. What magical creature does Peter Pan attempt to catch for Wendy? What does he say about capturing this creature? Why do you believe he offers that information?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of the medicine that prompts the argument in the nursery? Compare that to the second time medicine becomes important in the story. What is the significance of the fact that Peter Pan takes time to take the medicine Wendy left for him?
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
How does Peter Pan say Wendy, John and Michael can go with him to Neverland? What directions does he give? Compare that to the arrangements he makes for returning them to the nursery. Why is there a difference?
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