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, The Villa Abstract
* Hana, a nurse, is caring for the English patient, a man who has been badly burned.
* Hana volunteered to stay behind in the villa to care for the patient when all other patients and medical staff moved on.
* The English patient spends the days in bed, talking to Hana about how he...
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