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 in the living room of Coach Delaney located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1972.
* The room is dusty, cluttered and filled with nostalgic items including photos of past U.S. presidents, shotguns in racks and a large silver trophy.
* Tom Daley is examining one of the guns...
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