Write Your Own Memoir
This book is a memoir about a unique woman. What makes you unique? Write a two-page memoir about yourself. Use the homework assignment from the previous lesson as a basis or outline. What are your most defining characteristics, and how are they formed? What are some of the important events or experiences in your life that help make you the person you are today? Explore these moments in your memoir.
Craft a Poem
Trillin includes a few poems written for his wife in About Alice. Reread them. Are they humorous? Loving? What are their themes? Now write a poem about someone you care for. Try to employ the theme of humor and/or love in your poem. Make them rhyme if you can, too!
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