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.
Play 1, Act 1, Scene 1, Part 1 Abstract
* Mourning Becomes Electra is a intricate three-part play.
* The Homecoming is the first play in the trilogy.
* Seth and a group of townspeople discuss the strangeness of the Mannon family.
Play 1, Act 1, Scene 1, Part 2 Abstract
* The townspeople discuss how Christine Mannon, wife of General Mannon, is beautiful but unlikable.
* There is...
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