Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Such, Such Were the Joys. . . Abstract
* Pat 1 begins with the tale of how Orwell, at the age of eight, attends school at Crossgates, a boarding school.
* After two weeks at the school, Orwell begins to wet his bed, even though he is told bedwetting is unacceptable.
* After his first beating by the headmaster, Orwell proclaims that...
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