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.
* Ion arrives from the poetry recital contest in Epidarus where he wins first prize.
* Socrates asks Ion if his talent comes from skill of divine inspiration.
* Ion and Socrates speak about the differences between skill and inspiration, as they relate to art.
* Ion admit his talent is limited to Homer's poetry and Socrates reasons...
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