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, Scene 1 Abstract
* Funny Boy, Max Bialystock's latest offering on Broadway, flops and closes on opening night.
Act 1, Scene 2 Abstract
* Max vows to end his string of flops and become King of Broadway again.
Act 1, Scene 3 Abstract
* Leo Bloom is brought in to look over Max's books for Funny Boy.
* Leo witnesses Max's method of procuring...
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