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
* Henderson explains why he takes a trip to Africa.
* He is a rich man born into a good family, but things have gotten so bad it is necessary to make a trip to Africa.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* After graduating, Henderson marries Frances to appease his father. They divorce twenty years later.
* Henderson remarries a woman...
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