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, Chapter 1 Abstract
* The prologue opens with Pablo's murder. His mother arrives back to the house to find police surrounding the area and claiming they have killed her son. She doesn't believe them until she sees his body. She feels his death could cause violence.
* During Pablo's funeral, the locals push away the coffin bearers, rip...
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