Have an experienced author come to class and talk about the requirements for the narrator to become a successful writer.
Matched Time Lines
Have the students create a dual time line for the lives of Swann and the narrator, showing how their lives mirrored each other's.
Bring a filmed version of this book to class and have a movie day. Provide popcorn and candy to make it more like a theater. Have the students write about or discuss how the movie version compared to the book.
Find a documentary that shows the way Parisian society worked at the time of this book. Discuss how this affected the character and his relationships.
The Nucleus Activities
Have the students write out a list of things they would have liked to do with a group like the nucleus.
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