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
* BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY takes place in Harlem, New York, in the summer of 1930.
* The play opens with Guy Jacobs, a black homosexual man, helping a friend, Angel Allen.
* Angel is a singer at the Cotton Club and is very drunk tonight.
* Angel has just learned that her boyfriend and boss, Nick...
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