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J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Andrew Birkin
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Topics for Discussion

How do you think Peter Davies' life might have turned out differently if he had not been linked to Peter Pan?

Do you think Barrie's obsession with pirates and fantasies were the product of an active imagination or a form of escapism?

Explain how the death of David and incessant mourning of Margaret shaped young James' life.

Do you think Barrie was the best choice to become the guardian of the Davies' children after the death of their father? Explain.

Barrie claimed that all five of the Davies' children were the inspiration for Peter Pan and the Lost Boys. In your opinion, was there one (or more) of the children who had more influence on the characters than the others? Explain.

Barrie claimed early on that it was much easier to write about men than boys. What do you think Barrie meant by that statement?

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