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.
The History of Them All: Chapter 1-9 Abstract
* The History of Them All: Chapters 1-9
* Leonard Cohen writes his novel as a stream of consciousness, where the narrator is living in a psycho-sexual hell.
* The narrator is unnamed and is a folklorist who has lost his wife and male lover.
* The novel is a story about...
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