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
* Max is building a house of cards at the start of the scene.
* Max has found his wife's passport in the drawer, so he knows she hasn't been to Switzerland as she said she was.
* Max accuses Charlotte of having lovers.
Act 1, Scene 2 Abstract
* Henry sits on the floor amidst recordings.
* Max comes...
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