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.
Section 1, Through p. 34 Abstract
* Charlie Citrine writes to poet, Von Humboldt Fleisher, who invites him to visit in New York.
* The two become great friends.
* Humboldt is manic depressive.
* Humboldt marries Kathleen and moves to New Jersey.
* Citrine is living with Kimmie, who Humboldt has...
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