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 I, Scene 1 Abstract
* Mr. Kill has stopped by the home of his daughter, Catherine Stockmann, who is married to Dr. Tom Stockmann.
* Mr. Billing, an assistant editor of The People's Daily Messenger, is urging Mr. Kill to stay for dinner but Kill insists he can't stay.
* While Kill is preparing to leave, Peter Stockmann, Tom's...
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