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, The Foul Ball Abstract
* Owen Meany is introduced as a very small boy with a distinct voice. The narrator of the story, Johnny Wheelwright, claims that these are not the reasons why he will remember Owen Meany, but because he claims that he is Christian because of Owen Meany.
* Owen Meany is tortured by the...
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