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.
Part 1, Chapter 1 Abstract
* The story begins in Sulaco, a seaside port in the fictional country of Costaguana.
* Some Americans discover a hidden silver mine but they soon disappear.
Part 1, Chapter 2 Abstract
* Conrad describes the area including a small group of islands called the Isabels.
* The Isabels are uninhabited and remote, but not far from Sulaco's habor...
This section contains 1,428 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)