In groups of two or three, rewrite a scene from the novel fit into a different genre. Enact your scene for the class.
Time to Mime
In groups of three or four, silently act out a scene from "The Italian." Your classmates will guess which scene you have chosen.
Pick a character, and write an Italian sonnet from him or her to another character.
Imitating the Italian
Find a story with a similar plot and summarize it to present to the class.
The Italian Today
Separate into groups of three or four. Choose a scene from the novel and rewrite it as a modern adaptation. Enact your scene.
Choose your favorite character. Explain to the class what happened in this novel while adopting that character's persona.
Day to Draw
Draw your favorite scene from the novel and be prepared to explain your...
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