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 Abstract
* A first person narrator tells the story of the murder of Santiago Nasar twenty-seven years after the fact.
* Santiago Nasar, a wealthy land owner, wakes after a night's revels and dresses in his formal clothes to go see the bishop arrive to bless the town.
* Reflecting on the day, Santiago's mother, Placida Linero, remembers...
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