Identify and analyze the familial conflicts in these scenes from the film and find evidence in the text to support your claims
– Predict what will happen to these characters. Will Stephen find his son, Absalom? Will the siblings reconcile?
– Describe Gertrude, John Kumalo, and Rev. Msimangu using your character log
§ Note the differences between the film and text. We will discuss these differences.
§ Note the sound of the language in the film. How do the words sound in comparison to what you initially thought?
§ Identify a motif or recurring symbol from the first several chapters. Consider how this reoccurrence is a segue to the theme.