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 Abstract
* The play opens inside a restaurant near a bus stop in a small Kansas town.
* It is about 1 am in the 1950s during the month of March.
* Cafe workers Grace and Elma are discussing whether or not the restaurant will stay open later than normal because there is a bus expected to arrive soon...
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