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.
Act 1, Scene 1 Abstract
* After work on a Friday payday, Troy and Bono discuss the fact that black men aren't allowed to drive the trucks.
* Bono comments that Troy has been spending a lot of time around a woman named Alberta.
Act 1, Scene 2 Abstract
* Rose talks about Cory's job at the supermarket and comments that he's being...
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