Historical Time line
Much is known about the stock market crash of the 1920's. Create a dual time line of one of the character's lives in this novel that was affected by the crash and a time line the backdrop of what was going on with the stock market at the same time. Then, write up a shot analysis comparing these sweeping historical events with the events of your individual character.
Bring in a photograph of drawing of yourself with your best friend. Explain why the friendship is important in your life, and why you believe that it will be as long-standing as the one between Jimmy and Augie.
Create a poster for one of the small businesses or odd jobs started by Augie in the novel. You may use sketch, painting, or graphic design to create the poster. Bring the poster to class and hang...
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