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 1, Scene 1 Abstract
* Robert sits on a fence by the side of a road stretching into the distance in the early evening on a day in May. He is reading. He looks up towards the horizon, suddenly thoughtful.
* Robert's older brother Andrew who is more rugged and earthy joins him on the fence and teases him...
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