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.
Section 1: Introduction, To Arsene Houssaye & The Foreigner Abstract
* An introduction is given to provide background information about the poet.
* "To Arsène Houssaye" is a letter the poet wrote explaining his purpose for this collection.
* "The Foreigner" is a poem that reads like two people talking about the things they love.
* One voice in "The Foreigner...
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