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 Abstract
* The play begins in the the offices of Rossum's Universal Robots (R.U.R. The factory manager Mr. Dumin dictates a letter to his secretary. Each letter resolves an issue relating to robots.
* A man called Marius announces the arrival of Helena Glory.
Act 2 Abstract
* Domin greets Miss Glory and offers to give her...
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