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
* The story of Gilgamesh begins with an account of the geography of his world.
* The people over which Gilgamesh rules as king possess a vast pantheon of gods; Uruk is surrounded on all sides by high walls meant to protect it and its people, however, continuing to order the walls built higher and higher...
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