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.
Prologue, July 1956 Abstract
* The novel is the story of an aging butler named Mr. Stevens.
* Stevens spent all his professional life in the employ of Lord Darlington at Darlington Hall.
* Stevens' employer now is the current owner of Darlington Hall, Mr. Farraday, an American.
* Stevens is about to embark on a road trip to meet Miss...
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