Research popular fashion of the time period in which "Effi Briest" is set. Design and create a dress that would have been worn by one of the female and male characters in the novel.
Work of Art
Create an artistic work in any medium depicting an interesting scene, setting or character in "Effi Briest".
In "Effi Briest", Crampas states that his favorite poet is Heinrich Heine because he understands love. Research the works of Heinrich Heine and find one or two poems which demonstrate an understanding of love. Write a short (3-4 paragraphs) biography of Heine.
Research life in late 1800s Germany and compose a short story that is set there.
Have students rewrite the end of the novel so that it concludes differently, or, write an epilogue which further explains what happens to the characters after the end...
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