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
* Wealth and status are important character traits within this story.
* Jewish immigrants who settled in Newark, became wealthy, and moved to the suburbs and were replaced by less affluent Jews and other ethnic groups.
* Neil meets Brenda at Green Lane Country Club and is immediately smitten by her.
* Neil lives with an aunt, uncle...
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