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.
Prologue, Chapters One and Two Abstract
* Mariah and her daughter, Faith, visit Mariah's mother, Millie, who has purchased a "coffin table".
* They leave for Faith's ballet lesson, but realize that Faith forgot her leotard.
* They return home, find Colin is there and rush upstairs to discover Colin and another woman showering together.
* After three days, Mariah...
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