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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* Dirk Pitt, the main character, is introduced and important features of his personality are captured in his actions that set the story in motion.
* Dirk's attention is caught by a bright yellow object floating out beyond the breakers at the beach he is sunbathing at, Kaena Point. Instead of doing the rational thing and...
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