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.
The Stationmaster by Alexander Pushkin Abstract
* In "The Stationmaster", the stationmaster's role in Russia of the early 1800's is to organize stagecoach traffic.
* He lives with his family in the same structure that is used as for his office.
* The narrator meets one such stationmaster, Samson Vyrin, in 1816.
* Vyrin's home features a pictorial presentation of the...
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