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Why do you think Maggie has never been made into a film? What difficulties would a filmmaker face in trying to create a cinematic version of the novel? Try to address these difficulties as you write a script for one scene in Maggie.

Crane’s Red Badge of Courage has...

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Why do you think Maggie has never been made into a film? What difficulties would a filmmaker face in trying to create a cinematic version of the novel? Try to address these difficulties as you write a script for one scene in Maggie.

Crane’s Red Badge of Courage has been heralded as one of the finest war novels ever written. Although the novel’s subject matter is quite different from that of Maggie, scholars have found many thematic and stylistic parallels. Read Red Badge of Courage and compare its themes and style to those of Maggie.

Research Irish immigration to the United States in the late nineteenth century and discuss the difficulties the Irish faced as well as how they were eventually able to establish themselves in America.

Investigate working conditions and regulations in New York City at the end of the nineteenth century, and compare them to working conditions and regulations in New York City today.

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