The text's opening section provides a wide variety of monologues by each character. Have the class volunteer and pick roles, and act out the scene. Encourage them to stand up and really act rather than simply reading aloud from their seats.
Write like Woolf
Try and compose a fully developed story that is told entirely through the interior monologues of its characters. Remember the differences between interior monologues and simple monologues. Interior monologues are the inner-workings of a character's mind.
Prose to Poetry
Ask the students to turn one of the introductory vignettes into a poem.
Newspaper Article and Presentations
Try to find a newspaper article which relates to some aspect of /The Waves./ Read the article and then present to the class with a visual aid how this article relates to the text.
Have the students, in pairs or small groups if they wish, create...
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