Give students the opportunity to view the 1975 television film adaptation of "Death Be Not Proud". Students may write a brief paper discussing the similarities between the film and the book.
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.
Draw a Person from the Narrative
Have students draw their interpretation of a person from the text. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the person, whether the person is fat or thin, bald, prim or slovenly. What colors do the people wear?
Give students an opportunity to read one of John Gunther's other works and write a comparative paper discussing the...
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