Kind of Activity:
Students watch an interview with the author and evaluate how what she says has or has not been achieved in this story.
Common Core Standards:
Students may work in pairs to watch the online interview conducted with the author, Carson McCullers. The five-minute-long interview is available online at:
Students should take notes about what the author says about the book and her intentions in writing the book.
After viewing the video, have all the students in the class discuss what McCullers says she intended in the book and...
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