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.
* Relates the events of King's childhood and young adulthood as they pertain to his writing.
What Writing Is Abstract
* King went to college where he met his wife Tabitha.
* Tabitha saved his first published novel, Carrie, from the trashcan.
On Writing Abstract
* King's life changed with the sale of Carrie.
On Living: A Postscript Abstract
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