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.
The Princess Bride Abstract
* As a child, the author William Goldman does not excel in sports, and instead escapes into his vivid imagination.
* When William catches pneumonia in 1941, his father, who works long hours to provide for his family, reads him "The Princess Bride."
* After he recovers, William becomes...
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