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.
Act 1, Prologue Abstract
* The chorus enters the stage and calls upon the muse of fire to inspire the play.
* The chorus begs the audience to use their imagination because the stage cannot fully show the drama of the battlefields and the boldness of castles, nor can the actors fully portray great characters such as Henry V...
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