Act out the play
As a class, produce the play using minimal stage preparations or props.
Watch the movie
Watch the movie version of the play starring Bette Davis.
Who were some other playwrights that were Lillian Hellman's contemporaries? What other plays were popular at the same time of The Little Foxes? Write a one to two page essay to discuss these questions.
Pick a plantation
Look through books or magazines (or online) for pictures of plantations that resemble how you picture Lionnet at its heyday.
Bring a cotton blossom to class and discuss how it was processed before the industrialization of the South.
Hellman lived some of her childhood in Louisiana. What kind of music did she listen to while growing up in the South? Bring some New Orleans jazz music to class for students to enjoy.
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