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
* Swede Levov is a magical figure in the Jewish neighborhood of Weequahic in Newark, New Jersey.
* He is a gifted athlete with Gentile features; the entire Jewish community is in love with what he stands for as a successful American Jew.
* The author of this story, Nathan Zuckerman, is a childhood friend and ping-pong...
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