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.
* The setting is a circus tent.
* Two elderly men, old actors, appear.
* One of the elderly men is Mr. Zuss, a balloon seller. The other is Mr. Nickles, a popcorn seller.
* They arrive at the foot of the stage and describe the setting: the stage is heaven, and the audience is earth.
* The two...
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