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
* In the fictional African state of Kangan in the late 1980s, the President meets with his Council at government headquarters.
* The President's Commissioner for Information, Christopher Oriko, insists the President visit the province of Abazon, but the President angrily refuses.
* The other government ministers flatter the President and remind him that he is, after...
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