Cast a Film
Cast a film version of one of the three short stories in Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories. Who would you choose to play the central roles in the story? Why?
Look in your local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the collection and bring it to class. You will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the collection.
Feminism in Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories
Develop a paper or presentation that examines the three stories in the collection through a feminist perspective. In what ways did Rebecca Harding Davis influence the feminist movement?
Draw a Character
Draw your interpretation of a character from the collection. Artistic ability is not important, you’re your drawings must reflect the narrator’s description to some extent.
Students should research...
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