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.
Act 1, Scene 1 Abstract
* The central character, Gross, is introduced as the Managing Director of the office.
Act 1, Scene 2 Abstract
* The discovery of an unknown language, Ptydepe, on a memorandum is the first sign of unwelcome and unnecessary change.
Act 1, Scene 3 Abstract
* Hana, the Secretary, displays some very strange and entertaining habits.
* Gross' Deputy Director, Ballas, shows...
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