Bitter Fruit Fun Activities

Achmat Dangor
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Author Investigation

Research the life of Achmat Dangor and write a short report of his biography.

The Apartheid

Do some research on the apartheid that happened in South Africa prior to the era that this novel was set. Then, write a short report explaining how the apartheid affected the characters in the novel, and whether or not Dangor did a good job of expressing the effects apartheid can have on a country.


Many artists have written beautiful poetry about South Africa post-apartheid. Choose one scene or emotion in the story and write a poem that evokes that feeling.


Imagine that a reporter has come to South Africa to interview one of the characters from the novel for the newspaper. Create a list of ten questions that the reporter might ask them, and imagine the character's answers.

Puppet Show

Create puppets using the materials of your choice...

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