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 is about the Pollitt family that lives on a plantation in Mississippi in the mid-1950s.
* Brick and Maggie Pollitt, a married couple, are the main characters in the family led by Big Daddy Pollitt.
* The Pollitt family has all gathered at the Pollitt plantation to celebrate Big Daddy's birthday.
* Brick's brother...
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