Watch the Movie
THE HUMAN COMEDY was produced as a film in 1943. Obtain a DVD of the movie and compare and contrast it to the book.
Create a travelogue about the San Joaquin Valley in California, 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 area of the country.
Dinner with William Saroyan
Imagine that you could have dinner with William Saroyan and some of the characters from the book. Where would you have it? Who would you invite? What would you eat? What would you talk about?
Write a Poem or Song
Write a poem or song depicting some aspect of life for one of the characters in Ithaca.
William Saroyan's Typewriter
Imagine that you could have a conversation with William Saroyan's typewriter. What do you think...
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