As the focus of much of the novel concerns the transportation system in London, particularly the cities' highways and airport, create a visual map of the book's major locales. Use any preferred mechanical or digital medium to recreate this city.
Throughout "Crash," characters disregard the rules of the road for the thrill of danger. In our digital age of cell phones and text messages, road safety laws are more important than ever. Research the evolution of driving laws for an informative and lively discussion.
Cult of Celebrity
The cult of celebrity in the novel's 1960's London is different from today. Its impact, however, still resonates in Vaughan's suicidal obsession with Elizabeth Taylor and the car crashes or incidents that killed many famous figures, from James Dean to John F. Kennedy. What movie and music stars arouse the same obsessions today?
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