Make a Soundtrack
Create a list of each chapter and a major event that happened during each chapter. Keeping the events chosen in mind, build a soundtrack based off of the book Shizuko's Daughter. Each chapter should have its own theme song that suits the tone and emotion of the chapter, even if the lyrics do not align with the events. Once this soundtrack is complete, consider how the songs reveal the same gradual journey from grief to hope that becomes apparent within the pages of the novel.
In Shizuko's Daughter, Takeo teaches his granddaughter Yuki the names and placements of the constellations in the sky. Although the Japanese recognize many of the same stars and constellations that are more commonly known in America, the Japanese have their own stories and legends regarding the stars. Look up the legend of the Yowatashi Boshi. How do Americans...
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