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.
Scene 1 Abstract
* Echo spells out eleemosynary, foreshadowing the importance of the word, of Echo's spelling, and of Artie's relationship to Echo.
Scene 2 Abstract
* Dorothea has had a stroke and is mute.
* Echo asserts that she can still hear Dorothea speak.
Scene 3 Abstract
* Artie recalls her mother's attempts to make her fly with homemade wings.
* Artie feels...
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