Have the students host a picnic during class or a lunch period to emulate the one envisioned in the play.
Create a travelogue about Kansas, the setting for the story. Be sure to include highlights of attractions, events and natural resources that will appeal to people considering a trip to this beautiful state.
Dinner with the Author
Imagine that you could have dinner with William Inge and some of the characters from the book. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? About what would you talk?
Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or song depicting some aspect of life for one of the characters in the Owens household.
William Inge's Typewriter
Imagine that you could have a conversation with William Inge's typewriter. What do you think it would say? What questions would you ask?
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