Write three monologues. The first monologue should examine a person going through a manic episode, the second monologue should examine a person going through a depressive episode and the final monologue should examine a normal state of mind.
Condense the book into 500 words.
Write Kay Jamison's biography.
Write a poem about the death drenched images Jamison says she sees during a depressive episode.
Write a list of words, including slang words, used to describe mental illness. Next to each one explain why you think they should or should not be used.
Find an manic depressive artist's work and compare it to an artist who does not suffer from manic depressive. What are the differences?
Design a front cover for the book including a blurb.
Guess the Character
Choose one of the characters from the book and think about how he...
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