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.
Part 1, Chapter 1 Abstract
* Gulliver, the narrator, opens by saying that his father sent him to school when he was young.
* Gulliver was schooled to be a surgeon and also learned other traits to help him at sea, such as navigation.
* After his education, Gulliver was a ship's doctor for a couple years, before settling down with...
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