Conduct research on stage and film adaptations of As I Lay Dying. Develop your research into a project that examines the changes in the adaptation and the critical response of the work. How does the film/play differ from the novel?
Write a letter from one person to another in the text. What would they write about?
Draw a Setting
Draw one of the descriptions of the setting in the text, or create a model or collage of the setting described.
Write an obituary for one of the characters in the novel. What family members are left behind when this character dies? What attributes would be remembered of the character?
Character Diary Entry
Write a 2-3 page diary entry from the point of view of any character of your choosing. What does this character think about? What do they like and dislike?
Improvised Character Interview
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