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
* Act I Scene I
* Lucy and Welldon are sisters who have traveled from London to Surinam on a husband hunt.
* All the young men in London have forgotten them and consider them to be too old.
* Welldon is actually disguised as a man so as to make a proper claim to property so that...
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