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 story of college-age people living in Los Angeles in the mid-1980's. Clay, the protagonist of the story, has just been picked up at the airport by his girlfriend, Blair. It is Christmas break, and Clay has been away at school in New Hampshire for four months for his freshman year in college...
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