What is the setting of Peter Pan?

Peter Pan is set in Neverland and London, England, in the early 1900s.

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Peter Pan is a play (1904) and a novel (1911) written by Scottish novelist and playwright Sir James Matthew Barrie. It tells the story of a young, free-spirited, and playful boy by the name of Peter Pan who can fly and can't ever grow up.

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Peter Pan is a play (1904) and a novel (1911) written by Scottish novelist and playwright Sir James Matthew Barrie. It tells the story of a young, free-spirited, and playful boy by the name of Peter Pan who can fly and can't ever grow up.

The story is set in the fictional land of Neverland. Neverland is actually an island, and it is the home of many mermaids (they live in the Mermaids' Lagoon), pirates (mostly the crew of the pirate vessel known as the Jolly Roger), fairies, and Indigenous people (who mostly live in Neverwood). Neverland is also, of course, the home of Peter Pan and his Lost Boys (who live in the Home Under The Ground).

Neverland is described as a very beautiful and picturesque place where the concepts of time and place don't really matter that much. Barrie's idea when creating Neverland was to depict the beauty of imagination—Neverland is as wild and as boundless as a child's imagination and creativity. According to Peter Pan, Neverland is located "second to the right, and straight on till morning," but the only way to reach it is if the place itself is looking for you.

The other main setting of Peter Pan is London, England, which is where Wendy Darling and her family live. The story is set in the 1900s.

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