Be a Reporter
Imagine you're reporter Anne Riordan and write an article about Velma Valento/Mrs. Grayle and the murder of Moose Malloy, the Jessie Florian murder, or the Sam Montgomery murder for Anne's newspaper.
Cast a Movie
Imagine you're a movie director casting a movie version of Farewell My Lovely. Which actors and actresses would you choose for each role and why? Be prepared to share your answers and the reasons you chose each actor with the rest of the class.
Compose an Ad for Marlowe's Detective Agency
Philip Marlowe could use some more business. Compose an ad for his detective agency.
Compose a Police Report
Select either Officer Nulty or Lieutenant-Detective Randall. From the perspective of your chosen character, write a police report describing Jessie Florian's murder or Mike Montgomery's. Be sure that your report reflects your chosen character's attitude about the murder and about Philip...
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