What did the crocodile swallow in the Peter Pan stories?


What did the crocodile swallow in the Peter Pan stories?

Peter Pan:

Peter Pan is a beloved character created by J.M. Barrie, a Scottish playwright and novelist who worked in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Barrie lived from 1860 to 1937. Despite having been born into poverty, he was given a good university education and began writing. His early work was for the Nottingham Journal, but he was able to shift to fiction and theatre.

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In Barrie's Peter Pan mythos, the crocodile swallows a clock and the hand of a pirate captain, who comes to be known as Captain Hook. The crocodile...

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Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie: Summary & Analysis


Chapter 10 / Lesson 18

Peter Pan was written by J. M. Barrie and is the story of a magical young boy who refuses to grow up. This lesson looks at gender roles in the novel as well as the idea of innocence versus goodness.

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