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.
Chapter 1, "The Pacific Journal of Adam Ewing" Abstract
* The first chapter begins with Adam Ewing writing in his journal.
* Ewing is a San Francisco-based lawyer who travels to the South Pacific to find a beneficiary of a will.
* Ewing is stuck on an island while the ship he is on, "The Prophetess", makes repairs...
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