Portrait of Cordelia
Make a picture or montage that you think Elaine might paint of Cordelia. Explain the different elements in your portrait.
A Future Meeting of Elaine and Cordelia
Three years in the future, Elaine and Cordelia meet again. Write a short story of their meeting.
A Message from the Future
Choose a character in the book, and write a short scene where the character's adult self comes back and talks to his or herself as a child. What advice would he/she give? How would the child-self react?
A Poem of Time
Write a poem describing Elaine's view of time.
A Letter to Jon
Write a letter from Elaine to her ex-husband Jon, explaining how she feels about him and about their relationship.
A Past and Present Place
Choose an important place in the story (such as the bridge, ravine, or school), and draw or illustrate...
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