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
* Giles and Mollie Ralston are introduced as innkeepers of Monkswell Manor.
Act 1, Scene 2 Abstract
* Giles and Mollie are nervous about their new business.
Act 2 Abstract
* The winter weather has the couple concerned about their guests who are due to arrive soon.
* There is news of a murder on the radio.
* The first...
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