The world of art is a powerful backdrop in The Goldfinch, as Theo's mother is fascinated by art and museums. Plan a trip to a local museum and discuss how the artwork seen there relates to the novel.
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Conduct research and develop a presentation that examines some of the great works of art that have gone missing and been recovered in history. How were these works recovered?
Look in your local newspaper or archives for an article that involves some aspect of the novel and bring it to class. You will present it in front of the class and explain how it relates to the novel.
Create a web page that details the persons of the text. You may choose images of actors, real people, historical images, etc. in order to portray the novel’s characters, themes, and style...
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