Experience Life as Cal/Calliope
Imagine that you wake up one day and realize that you are not the gender that you once were. You now are both male and female. Think about what has happened in your life over the last week. Write a series of diary entries describing what the last week of your life would be like if you were a hermaphrodite.
A New Point of View
Select a key scene from Middlesex and rewrite it from the point of view of one of the other characters involved in it. Be sure to think about how the story would change if it this new narrator was telling the story.
Pick a character from Middlesex and create a collage representing his/her personality. Use magazines and artwork to create your collage. Be sure to select pictures and text that clearly demonstrate the character's traits...
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