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.
Preface; Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 Abstract
* John Barton, his pregnant wife Mary and his thirteen-year-old daughter Mary are visiting the Green Hey Fields.
* Mary Barton the elder is upset by the disappearance of her sister, Esther.
* The Bartons run into their friends the Wilsons - George Wilson, his wife Jane,...
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