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 | Chapter 2 Abstract
* Pip is an orphan who lives with his sister and her husband, Joe the blacksmith. Pip meets an escaped convict on the marshes and promises to bring him food and a file because he feels pity.
* Pip's sister is 20 years older than Pip, and is cruel, caning him with a stick she calls...
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