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.
Chapter 1, A Parade in Erhenrang Abstract
* A parade is held in Erhenrang to celebrate the completion of the Arch of River Gate.
* The central characters of "The Left Hand of Darkness," Genly Ai, Estraven, King Argaven, and Tibe are introduced.
* Genly is identified as a First Mobile who is in Erhenrang to convince King Argaven to...
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