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.
* The book opens with a very short (1 1/2 page) Preface, where Meyer introduces one of the tensest moments of the novel. Bella is rushing to get to a clock tower before high noon; the reader is unsure of who she is supposed to meet or why she is there.
* Bella is overwhelmed with despair and...
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