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
* John Singer and Spiros Antanopoulos are two men who are deaf and mute who share an apartment in a small town in the deep South.
* After ten years together Antonapoulos begins having strange behavior and is sometimes arrested.
Part 1, Chapter 2 Abstract
* Antonapoulos's cousin has him committed to an insane asylum.
* Depressed because his...
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