Compare and contrast the idea of fairyland in Peter Pan and in William Allingham’s poem The Fairies.

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Compare and contrast the idea of fairyland in Peter Pan and in William Allingham’s poem The Fairies. by Mind Map: Compare and contrast the idea of fairyland in Peter Pan and in William Allingham’s poem The Fairies.

1. Tinkerbell is spiteful, mischievous and just plain nasty at times

2. Far away

3. Need to fly to get there

4. Need fairy dust

5. Pan can fly also Darling children

6. Colourful place with lots of greenery and lakes and mountains

6.1. No child grows up

7. Peter pan ran away from home and doesnt want to grow up

8. Idea of Fairy Land in Peter Pan

8.1. races that exist in never land

8.1.1. Pirates, Mermaids, Red Indians, Beasts, Fairies and Lost Boys

8.1.1.1. Lost boys live underground - access through tress

8.1.1.1.1. The pirates are after the lost boys

8.1.1.2. Pirates live on a ship

8.1.1.2.1. The red indians are after the pirates - the crocodile is after Capt Hook

8.1.1.3. According to cartoon version the fairies live in trees

8.1.1.4. The mermaids live in the lagoon

8.1.1.4.1. Peter Pan plays games like catch the bubble with the mermaids

8.2. Peter Pan can appear arrogant

9. Definitions

9.1. Noun •S: (n) fantasy world, phantasy world, fairyland (something existing solely in the imagination (but often mistaken for reality)) •S: (n) fairyland, faerie, faery (the enchanted realm of fairies)

10. Means of comparrison

10.1. What is landscape like in both?

10.2. How are the fairies depicted and described in both?

10.3. When were the respective poem/play written?

11. Relevant resources

11.1. The poem 'the fairies'

11.2. The DVD of Peter Pan (2003)

11.3. The play of Peter Pan

12. Idea of Fairyland in 'The Fairies'

12.1. Could be close by in our own world

12.1.1. Literally feels like it could be in a wood/forest near you

12.2. Scarey, barren landscape craggy hillsides, black lake, thorn trees

12.2.1. Quite a sinister, dark landscape (quite unlike Neverland)

12.3. Organised troops of "little men", all dressed same, implying organised army?

12.3.1. Sound more like Leprechauns than fairies

12.4. Bad things happen, Bridget kidnapped, died of sorrow

12.5. Different time scale to our world? 7 years only but all Bridget's friends gone

12.6. Feels Irish/Scottish (Celtic link)

12.6.1. Appears to be linked into Irish folklore maybe