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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* Marv and Goldie make love in a dive hotel.
* The reader is privy to Marv's thoughts and realize that he considers Goldie to be an angel in the midst of his hard life, though he is unsure of why she chose him.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Marv awakens a few hours after making love to Goldie...
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