Important Historical Event
During the course of the novel, multiple historical events take place. Think back to where you were when Obama was elected president, when the financial recession began, or select another important historical event in your life and write an essay about it.
The American Dream
There are many movies and novels that depict the American Dream. Select one of them and compare it to Behold the Dreamer.
Poem or Short Story
Imagine that you were an investment banker during the collapse of Lehman Brothers or that you were an immigrant to America when Obama was elected president. Write a poem or short story that expresses what your emotions would be during that time period.
Write a Facebook profile for one of the characters. Be sure to include their interests, hobbies, favorite books, movies, and friends.
Modern Day Connection
Look through a popular newspaper...
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