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 narrator (Alex) begins this chapter, and the book, with an outright statement of how obsessed he was with his mother when he was a child.
* He contrasts his two parents, describing his perpetually constipated, ambitious, disappointed, disappointing, increasingly embittered father.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Alex then refers to his superficially perfect, image-obsessed, subconsciously racist, socially...
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