A PERSONAL MATTER Soundtrack
Research the music of the 1960s, especially in Japan, and create a CD to share with the class.
Dinner with Kenzaburo Oe
Imagine that you could have dinner with Kenzaburo Oe and some of the characters from the book. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or song about some aspect of the novel.
Kenzaburo Oe's Typewriter
Imagine that you could have a conversation with Oe's typewriter. What do you think it would say? What questions would you ask?
Write the names of the characters from the novel on slips of paper and place them in a hat. Play a game of charades using the characters' names. Be sure to use what you know about the characters from the novel to act out...
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