Draw a picture of the rooms in which the narrator is hiding and eavesdropping: the room in which the characters are having drinks before dinner and the dining room.
Research and reproduce the map that shows the characters' journey from Krakow to commune in the Tatra Mountains of southern Poland. What roads might they have taken to get to their commune in Zakopane.
Act out the scene between Bogdan, Maryna, and Bogdan's grandmother, the countess. Write the dialogue and acting prompts.
The S.S. Germanic
Draw a detailed picture of the ship Ryszard and Julian sail on to America. Where is their room? Where is the dining room? Where are the steerage compartments? The smoking room?
With maps of the city both from today and from the turn of the century, find some of the places Maryna, Bogdan and their friends discover in...
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