Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927-1939 Fun Activities

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Fun Activities

The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Dramatizing Bataille

Make a list of the key characters who appear in the majority of Bataille's work, and write skits or short dramas in which they act out some scene of Bataille's or some other scene of the class's devising.

2. Soundtrack

If you were putting together a documentary on Bataille's work, what music would you include to give the sense of Bataille's consciousness or his art?

3. Class debate

Debate the proposition that underneath all of Bataille's irreverence, there was a deeply-committed, deeply-moral man.

4. Short story...

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