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, Part 1 Abstract
* The noisy press room of the Criminal Courts Building sets the stage with impatient reporters waiting for the next story.
Act 1, Part 2 Abstract
* As the reporters play poker, Walter Burns calls looking for Hildy Johnson, who has quit his job with the paper to get married.
Act 1, Part 3 Abstract
* Bensinger, a reporter, shows...
This section contains 785 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)