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
* Pegeen Flaherty, a young woman of about twenty, is alone and tending the public house of her father while he is gone for the evening.
* Pegeen writes a letter to a merchant about the items necessary for her upcoming marriage to Shawn Keogh, who just happens to come into the public house.
* Due to...
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