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
* Jim is a water clerk, and a popular person in the Eastern ports where he lives. As a water clerk, Jim sails out to meet any ship about to anchor, introduce himself and the ship-chandler for whom he works, and serve the ship's captain in whatever capacity necessary.
* Jim was sent to a...
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