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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 Captain Hook reveal about his plans for the children he is holding captive?
2. Who does Wendy say tied up Nana as she tells the little boys a story?
3. What sound does Captain Hook hear that brings the executions to an abrupt halt?
4. What does Peter Pan do with the eggs he removes from a bird's nest?
5. Where are Wendy and the boys taken after the pirates capture them?
Short Essay Questions
1. What plan do Smee and Captain Hook concoct as a way to get even with Peter Pan? What is the two-fold reason for this plan? What is Wendy's reaction?
2. What happens to memories of parents once a child reaches Neverland? What sparks memories in Wendy, John and Michael?
3. 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?
4. What is the final conversation shared by Wendy and Peter Pan before Wendy is captured by the pirates? What is Wendy searching for?
5. How do Peter Pan and Wendy escape the rising tide? What significance can be placed on their manner of escape? Why do they not simply fly?
6. Describe the lengths to which Wendy takes her role as mother to the lost boys.
7. How is Tinkerbell saved?
8. 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?
9. What noise does Peter Pan make upon killing the first pirate who enters Captain Hook's quarters? What does Captain Hook then call him?
10. Compare Peter Pan's commitment to the life he has chosen in Neverland to that of the boys. Compare Peter Pan's commitment to this life to that of his role as "father" of the boys.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
What is the significance of having a sheepdog play the role of nursemaid to the children? What is the attitude of Mrs. Darling toward Nana? Contrast that to the attitude of Mr. Darling. Would Mr. Darling's attitude have been different if Nana were human? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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