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 Abstract
* Mr. McTeague is a bachelor and lives and works in the space, "Parlours," where he has started a dental business.
* He has a usual Sunday custom of dinner at 2 p.m. in the coffee-joint frequented by the car conductors.
* Afterwards, he takes a pitcher of beer back to Parlours and enjoys the music of...
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