Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.
Give students an opportunity to research films which deal with the subjects from the book. Students may watch a film in class and write a paper discussing the film's relationship to the book.
Draw a Person from the Narrative
Have students draw their interpretation of a person from the text. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the person, whether the person is fat or thin, bald, prim or slovenly. What colors do the persons wear?
Give students an opportunity to read one of Calloway's other works and write a comparative paper...
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