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.
"The Shadow of a Crow" Abstract
* Inman, a Confederate soldier in the Civil War, is recovering from battle wounds in a military hospital.
* Inman meets a blind man and discusses many things with him, including his blindness and the generals who are running the war.
* Inman thinks and dreams of Cold Mountain, the place...
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