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.
Pages 1-35 Abstract
* At the beginning of the book, the narrator describes the annual Morris dance that celebrates life and renewal to the townspeople.
* The Auditors of Reality are gray figures that stand and discuss the fact that Death has developed a personality and must be removed from his position.
* Azrael, a supreme god, oversees the...
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