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.
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* Howard Roark faces the first of his defeats by collective opinion when he is expelled from the Architectural School of the Stanton Institute of Technology.
* Roark's conflict with the school is his originality versus the school's insistence on copying classic architectural design.
* Peter Keating, a classmate of Roark's, is untalented and...
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