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
* Macon and Sarah are driving back from the beach after cutting their week's vacation short.
* Macon is pale and wearing a formal summer suit. Sarah is tan and wearing a strapless terry dress.
* It starts to rain heavily, but Macon doesn't alter his driving style.
* Sarah wants to wait out the storm, and grips...
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