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.
Preface to Pygmalion. A Professor of Phonetics Abstract
* In the Preface, Shaw explains that the English don't value their language and can't speak it properly, in part because the language is not spelled the way it is pronounced.
Act 1 Abstract
* Because nobody knows how the English language should be properly pronounced, they...
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