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
* Richard of Gloucester, King Edward IV's brother, recites a monologue in which he says that peace has come to England.
* In this same monologue Richard states he was born misshapen, and is not worthy of love, so he is going to be a villain.
* Richard has laid a plot to set his two...
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