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Imagery in Peter Pan
Imagery Examples in Peter Pan:
Chapter 8 - The Mermaids' Lagoon
"If you shut your eyes and are a lucky one, you may see at times a shapeless pool of lovely pale colours suspended in the darkness..." See in text (Chapter 8 - The Mermaids' Lagoon)
In the opening paragraph of this chapter, Barrie engages the reader to try and use their imagination to create a picture of the mermaid lagoon. By engaging the reader, Barrie enhances the effect of Peter Pan as a bedtime story and provides imagery that allows readers to attempt their imaginations to go to Neverland.