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
* The play opens with Maudlin telling her daughter Moll that she should be working harder to gain the attentions of an available knight. At Moll's age, Maudlin is already pregnant.
* Maudlin and Yellowhammer, her husband, discuss the fact that Sir Walter Whorehound, a knight, will be arriving into town soon to meet their...
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