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 I, Chapter 1 Abstract
* It is January 1976, and Robert Neville is the only survivor of a plague that turns humans into vampires.
* His mission is to destroy "the others" before they can infect him.
* Robert is 36 years old with blond hair and blue eyes.
* Robert spends part of his day repairing the protective measures on his...
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