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.
Burnt Norton Abstract
* Part I of "Burnt Norton" discusses the relationship between time, the past, and possibilities.
East Coker Abstract
* Part I of "Burnt Norton" uses complicated imagery in order to convey meaning.
The Dry Salvages Abstract
* Part II of "Burnt Norton" examines the relationship between movement, stillness, and perfection.
Little Gidding Abstract
* Part II of...
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