Discuss the different ways the main characters in Peter Pan have been portrayed over time. Compare these different portrayals to the Peter Pan text, including Barrie’s stage directions. – GradSchoolPapers.com

Discuss the different ways the main characters in Peter Pan have been portrayed over time. Compare these different portrayals to the Peter Pan text, including Barrie’s stage directions.
This is a question about what the depictions of child and adult characters in versions of Peter Pan tell us about changing interpretations of the play. A first step towards tackling this question would be to decide on which characters in Peter Pan you are going to focus on and also which productions or adaptations you are going to discuss.
For your discussion of different portrayals of the main characters in Peter Pan you can draw on the clips available on the module site (AV1: 12 Peter Pan: Caird-Nunn stage production; AV.13 Peter Pan: Disney animation ), pictures from theatre productions or any film adaptation or theatre production you may have watched, as long as you acknowledge your source using the appropriate referencing conventions and give basic contextual information to help your reader make sense of your argument.
It might be useful to start by making notes on how the characters you have chosen to focus on are portrayed in the Peter Pan text and Barrie’s stage directions and what they represent in that context. Then you can move on to consider to what extent the depiction of the characters in your selected examples echoes or challenges these portrayals. It is recommended that you draw on visual as well as on verbal aspects.
In addition to the play text and the film (2003 dir. P.J. Hogan) Week 12 materials will be useful for this question, ‘Screen Classics’ by Deborah Cartmell, Jacqueline Rose’s ‘Peter Pan and the spectacle of the child’, and Peter Hollindale’s ‘A hundred years of Peter Pan’ in Approaches and Territories should help you construct your argument.
You may also want to revisit your notes on Activity 3.23 Peter Pan and Captain Hook, Activity 3.25 The child staged, Activity 3.27 Girls will be boys, and Activity 3.28.

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