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 Abstract
* Don Jose paces, expecting the birth of his first child. He desperately wants a son.
* The Midwife rushes in to congratulate him on the birth of a brand new baby girl.
* Don Jose is disgusted and walks off to get drunk.
Act II Abstract
* A chorus of four Beautiful Senoritas enters, singing a...
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