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.
* Horace Gregory introduces William Carlos Williams' collection of essays.
* Gregory warns the reader against the trap that history can be and against regarding history as truth.
Red Eric Abstract
* Gregory admires Williams' approach to history for its freshness and for its appreciation of how our history shapes the American national identity.
* Gregory admires Williams'...
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