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.
* "Dagon" begins with a sailor recounting his experience of being cast adrift in a lifeboat, after a German Submarine sank his ship in the Pacific.
* Eventually, the sailor is able to escape in a lifeboat and for several days he drifts in the vast ocean, exposed to the hot sun and thirsty for water...
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