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 setting is established in Africa during the time of the British Empire.
* Clive introduces his family to the audience during this time of patriotic celebration.
Act 1, Scene 2 Abstract
* Clive returns home from work and his wife, Betty, informs him of a visit they will be receiving from Clive's friend Harry.
* Betty claims...
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