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 1-3 Abstract
* Dr. Rivers, a psychiatrist reads a letter by S. Sassoon entitled "Finished with the War a Soldier's Declaration."
* Sassoon stays he will no longer fight in the war and explains why.
* Because of the letter, Sassoon has been diagnosed with shell-shock and sent to Craiglockhart.
* Robert Graves, a friend, was going to...
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