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, Scene 1 Abstract
* The scene opens in the office of small time boxing manager, Tom Moody.
* Moody argues with his girlfriend, Lorna, who wants Tom to leave his wife and marry her.
* Moody tries to tell Lorna that his wife wants a large sum of money to divorce and he needs a good boxer to bring...
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