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 Abstract
* The men of Eatonville are gathered on the front porch of Joe Clarke's general store, a regular social activity.
Act 2, Scene 1 Abstract
* The men gossip about Daisy and her interest in two of the town's men, Jim Weston and Dave Carter.
Act 2, Scene 2 Abstract
* Deacon Simms arrives and criticizes the town, including its snakes...
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