Peter Pan “All You Need is Love” Essay Organizer:
Introduction: (Paul McCartney and John Lennon sent a very powerful message to the world through their 1967 song “All You Need is Love” off of Magical Mystery Tour. I hate to say it but I think their message of “All You Need is Love” had been already written in Peter Pan, by J.M Barrie.)
Wendy and Peter have a complicated relationship, Peter has a complicated relationship with everyone Tiger Lilly, the mermainds, the lost boys
Unusual paradoxes surronding love. Capt. Hook yearns for love, jealous of smee
Animals carring for Humans
Love for Youth
Peter Pan teaches us that loves centers around a home, mother (Wendy) etc
- Transition: Home is a very important concept, everyone must leave home and some cannot return.
Paragraph 2: Michael, Wendy, and John left home through the window with Peter to go to neverland. Their window is always left open for them to come home. Lost boys build house around wendy. Peter’s is always closed because hes closed to love (pg 144). Michaels kite, ties that bind (page 122) Brotherly, sibling love. Lost boys always follow orders, medicine, housekeeping, wendy’s motherly. Bird with nest page 126, motherly love. Peter doesnt have a home, Neverland he can be loved it is in his imagination. Says he will “live in a home in the trees”, home is a figment of his imagination.
-Transition: Peter cannot have a real home although Wendy wants him too, they have a complicated relationship because Peter cannot love- -
Paragraph 3: Wendy Loves Peter, as she gets older. Romantic love (pg 137). Peter closed to love pg 144. Peter rejects Wendys love, refuses to take medicine.Takes it after she leaves. Wendy sews on his shadow. Peter saves wendy on the rock, gives her michaels kite. Tinkerbell is jealous of wendy. The pirates loves wendy, love crosses all bounds. Peter wants to be loved and not to have to love someone back, wendy wants to be loved and be loved in return.
-Transition: Although the...