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, Introduction Abstract
* Latimer, an Englishman, narrates this story.
Chapter 1, Childhood Abstract
* Latimer suffers from angina pectoris, which allows him to see the future.
Chapter 1, Changes Abstract
* Latimer has foreseen his own death- a heart attack while sitting at his desk.
Chapter 1, Travels Abstract
* The purpose of Latimer's writing is to tell his life story during...
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