Essays Tagged: "Peter Pan"

The Little Prince, by "Saint Exupery". A Visionary Heart

would be suitable to use to tell a tale to a small child, making it sound deceptively similar to a Peter-Pan-like a fairy tale. Briefly, a young prince from a distant planet comes upon the stranded a ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Autobiography discussing desire to remain a young child

All of my life I have adored the story of Peter Pan. I can relate so much of my personality toPeter's whimsical desire to remain a child forev ... ghout my lifetime thathave appeared unhappy and jaded; they lacked the spark that young kids carry. Peter's fantasy has alwaysbeen appealing to me, I suppose because of the associations I make with th ... andmy accomplishments, and to know that I am still growing. This is why I have come to terms with myPeter Pan fantasy. Why would a person not want to grow, wether it be up or otherwise? Growingindicat ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


(6 pages) 125 2 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A book report on Peter Pan by James Barrie

ondon, during the production of which he met his future wife--the actress--Mary Ansell.Barrie wrote Peter Pan as a tribute to the sons of his friends Sylvia and Arthur Llewelyn Davies. It was distinct ... stinctly different from the previous, more mature material that Barrie had written and would write. Peter Pan was a fantasy, but not any mere fairy tale. Like Peter Pan himself, Barrie was a boy who r ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comments on the film "Peter Pan"

The film Peter Pan is based on the original stageplay by J.M. Barrie. The film is about a boy called Peter Pa ... is, the film conveys the idea of growing up or not. Wendy wants to grow up. So she decides to leave Peter , leave Neverland , the land of pirates, Indians and mermaids while Peter remains ,as he is , ... In the film , it is said "You can fly if you have happy thoughts," which means there will still be Peter Pan - whose joy, adventures and youth will never die ; There will still exist the fairies like ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Peter Pan.

Peter Pan is a wonderful boy who lived in Neverland. He loves to make other people happy. He doesn't ... like to make other people happy. He tries to make everyone that he knows happy, so he can be happy. Peter Pan is 15 years old, and he wants to stay 15 forever, because he thinks that staying 15 will m ... gree with him on this idea because I want to grow up and go to college, have a career and a family. Peter Pan is not interested in things like that. Anyone who wants to stay the same age has to go to ...

(1 pages) 33 1 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Catcher in the Rye": Holden Caulfield's dream job to be the Catcher in the Rye.

eels like he is someone in between adulthood and childhood. The catcher in the rye, is sort of like Peter Pan, helping children and keeping them safe from falling off the cliff of innocence into adult ...

(3 pages) 54 1 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Jack The Giant Killer" by Flora Annie Steel

rue underdog, defying all odds to become a hero. Many stories have soon followed this trait such as Peter Pan, and Paul Bunyon. The main characters overcame all odds and become legends just like Jack. ...

(1 pages) 502 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

ain that truth is often stranger than fiction. The first paragraph of James Barrie's classic story "Peter Pan" introduced its central theme: "All children except one, grow up. They soon know that they ... rrie wrote many plays and stories, it was said that "All of Barrie's life led up to the creation of Peter Pan," wrote James Merritt, one of his biographers.A pivotal point came in 1866 when James, (th ...

(5 pages) 1431 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Investigation Into The Depiction Of Innocence In Dylan Thomas’s Poetry

fairy land language of childhood. The "˜dancers with their fiddles' are fantasy idols such as Peter Pan.. the pied piper of Hamlet.. and Alice's rabbit.. taking children to the never-never land ... lay "tunes"�. It is a description that could be taken right out of the Chronicles of Narnia, Peter Pan or a thousand children's fairy tales. The lax grammar and the childish effervescence (the ...

(13 pages) 1489 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Catcher In the Rye" by J.D. Salinger: Phoebe's Advice

he understands that, despite what Holden thinks, growing up is necessary and inevitable. Holden has Peter Pan mentality, in that he doesn’t want to grow up because he feels that adulthood corrupt ...

(3 pages) 2468 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Medea by Euripides in Today's society

morals, characters, and winding plots will be remembered forever. However, what makes stories like Peter Pan, Jane Eyre, and Romeo and Juliet so unforgettable? This could be, in part, due to their ab ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Disney Films Should or Should Not be Shown To Children

childrenWe were a generation that grew up with the Disney films. The Lion King, Snow White, Mulan, Peter Pan, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and we could recall more of these famous storie ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


important event in her life and she is very much honored for your presence. Like Wendy in the movie Peter Pan, no more fairy tale stories every night. She is now a real lady as she stepped onto the mu ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays