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 | Chapter 2 Abstract
* The unnamed narrator is talking about a courtroom and a trial.
* The proceedings revolve around Jefferson who got into trouble when offered a ride.
* When Brother and Bear give him a ride, they ask her for money that he doesn't have.
* Grope refuses to sell Brother and Bear wine on credit.
* Grope begins...
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