Collect all journal entries written over the course of the class period and edit them. They should be clear and free of grammatical mistakes, though their purpose is still primarily to trace your reactions rather than to explicate the book. Turn them in for a grade.
Graph the Emotion
Use a graph to represent the average Mexican's emotions. When is he upset? When is he happy? What is the general trend of his emotional life - up or down? When is he most likely to reveal those emotions?
Watch a movie set in Mexico in the early 1960's. Does the movie match your perceptions of Mexico during that time frame? Do the people act similarly or different from what the author describes?
Paint a Picture
Paint a Mexican in the place that best exemplifies his character. Is this at home, in a crowd, by...
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