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
* The Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is a stream of consciousness journey through the natural world around Tinker Creek.
* Dillard offers a no-holds-barred look at both the beauty and the ugliness of the natural world.
* Dillard opens this first chapter remembering an old tomcat that she used to have.
* The cat often jumps in through...
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