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A Rumor of War Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

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.

Chapter 1 Abstract

* Caputo lays the background for his joining the Marine Crops right out of college.
* Caputo gives some insight into the developing US involvement in Indochina.
* He discusses his recollections of military training, specifically the close order drills.
* He explains his determination not to be an unsat or a marginal.

Chapter 2 Abstract

* There is intense...

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