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.
Act 1 Abstract
* The play begins in a church where members are singing a gospel song.
* The pastor, Margaret Alexander, starts her sermon with a story about King Hezekiah sending for the prophet Isaiah to guide him in spiritual matters.
* Margaret sums up the story by saying that when there's trouble, people choose people of God to...
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