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.
Chapters 1-3 Abstract
* The story opens with two brothers, Chueh-hui and his older brother, walking home.
* When they get home, Chueh-hui talks with Ming-feng, a servant girl in his house who he thinks is beautiful.
Chapters 4-6 Abstract
* The boys' cousin Chin comes over for dinner along with two other aunts
* Chin is pretty, smart, and...
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