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.
Part 1 Chapter 1 Abstract
* Thomas Fowler waits for an appointment with Alden Pyle but he never shows up.
* Fowler's lover who had left him for Pyle is waiting in the dark outside his apartment when he gets home.
* Phuong makes an opium pipe ready for Fowler, who takes three more after that.
* A policeman comes to take...
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