Equus Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Act 1, Scenes 1, 2, 3 and 4

• Alan and Dysart are introduced.

• Alan is standing with Nugget.

• Dysary is questioning the role of Nugget.

• Dysart comments on how he blames Heather for the self doubts he has.

• Hesther and Dysart talk.

• Hesther explains that Alan has blinded 6 horses.

• Dysart attempts to get Alan to answer some basic questions for him.

• Alan tells a nurse to "Fuck off" as his first words in the play.

Act 1, Scenes 5 and 6

• Dysart shares a dream he has had about Alan.

• Hesther understands the dream as an expression of Dysart's fears he is hurting the children he's working with.

• Alan has been having frequent nightmares.

• Alan admits that his dad doesn't let him watch television.

• Frank and Dora, Alan's parents, are introduced and are shown to be controlling to Alan.

• Alan claims he knows more about history than Dysart because Alan's mom was a teacher.

• Dysart decides...

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