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 Abstract
* The narrator, H.H., opens with musings about his experience as a member of the "League."
* H.H. wants to write a memoir of his journey to the east but fears his memory might fail him.
* H.H. comments that "others" claiming to be League members have written fraudulent journey books.
* The journey...
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