Listen to La Soiree dans Grenade by Debussy. Decide if the doctors might have been right about it compelling Celia to rashness. Write a brief summary.
Onion parchment letters
In Chapter 1, Celia holds onto her last letter from Jorge. Based on Celia's description of it, write a letter from Jorge to Celia.
Choose a scene from the novel to act out in front of the class or present on video.
Beny More is a popular singer mentioned throughout the book. Write a brief report on Beny More and his popularity in Cuba.
Gypsy ballad poems
Celia is partial to the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca, which is written in Spanish in Chapter 6. Find a translation of this poem (or another piece). Analyze what draws Celia to the "gypsy ballad poems" the poet wrote.
Choose one or two letters Celia has written to...
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