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 1 Abstract
* The play opens with an old man named Krapp sitting in a chair facing away from his desk.
* An old fashioned tape recorder, microphone, and boxes of tapes sit on the desk.
Part 2 Abstract
* Krapp sits motionless for a long time, before finally rising.
* Krapp fumbles in his pockets for a set of keys...
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