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.
Editor's Note Abstract
* The three short works in this book are chapters of an uncompleted novel by Truman Capote.
* The book's editor, Joseph M. Fox, suggests that the narrator, P.B. Jones is a thinly veiled version of Capote himself.
* The chapters focus on the lives and experiences of individuals, both real and fictional, active in...
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