Peter Pan - Study Guide Act 1, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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This version of the classic fairy tale dramatizes the story of the boy who never wanted to grow up, Peter Pan, for the stage. Themes relating to the virtues of motherhood and freedom, as well as the transcendent nature of love, are explored within a fantastically imaginative context including fairies with attitude, flying children, dogs running a nursery, pirates, Indians and a ticking Crocodile.

The first act is titled The Nursery. As the clock in the Darling family nursery strikes six, Nana (a sheepdog who acts as the family nanny) prepares the three beds for their occupants and then fetches the youngest Darling child, Michael. He protests that it's not time for bed, but Nana takes him to be bathed anyway.

Mrs. Darling comes in and is startled to see a small face looking in at the window. She rushes to look out, finds no...

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