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Orpheus Descending Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

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.

Prologue Abstract

* Dolly and Beulah lay out a buffet supper to welcome Lady and Jabe home from the hospital.
* Dolly and Beulah gossip about Jabe's illness, which they believe is terminal.
* Dolly and Beulah remark that Lady and Jabe have separate bedrooms, a circumstance they compare to that of a jail, and about how Jabe and...

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