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.
Prologue and Chapters 1-2 Abstract
* Llelo witnesses his father's nightmare, and is sworn to secrecy about it.
Chapters 3-5 Abstract
* He visits his grandfather, and is there when his grandfather's wife Johanna dies.
Chapters 6-10 Abstract
* When his grandfather has a stroke, Llelo's father and step-mother start a fight with Llewelyn's other children, and they are...
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