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.
A Question of Upbringing Abstract
* Nick Jenkins stares into a fire and recalls memories of his school days.
* Jenkins encounters Windmerpool who is running in an effort to join an athletic team.
* Widmerpool is often alone, and even in a group is somehow separate; he never quite fits in.
* Jenkins notes that Stringham's parents are divorced...
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