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.
Part 1 Abstract
* An introductory stage direction informs the reader that the play's setting has no geographical or historical implications.
* The characters are on stage.
* A character named Prologue introduces the other characters, describing some of their basic characteristics and eventual fates.
* Antigone is dark and thin, sitting by herself and wishing she didn't have to die...
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