Find an image of a traditional Indian wedding that you believe could represent the wedding of either Dina and Rustom or Nusswan and Ruby. Bring the image to class and give a five minute presentation on the image.
Come to class wearing an outfit that you believe to be representative of the clothing that might have been worn by one or more of the characters in the novel.
Come to class with an explanation of the conversion of dollars to rupees. If you were to convert the prices of commonplace items from rupees to dollars, what might things cost in India?
Many great characters in this novel lose their lives, and yet they are too poor to take out an obituary in the newspaper. Create an obituary for one of the characters that has lost a life, and highlight the items...
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