In 2013, a film adaptation of Beautiful Creatures was released in theaters. Watch excerpts of this film adaptation in class and discuss the changes that were made in the story. Why do you think the screenwriters made these changes?
Look in your local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. You will present it in front of the class and explain how it relates to the novel.
The Evolution of Supernatural Literature
Beautiful Creatures is one of many novels written that centers on the supernatural. Conduct research and develop a presentation that examines the evolution of “monster stories,” “vampire novels,” and other supernatural literature.
Draw a Character
Draw your interpretation of a character from the novel. Artistic ability is not important, but your drawings should reflect the narrator’s description to some extent.
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