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.
Pages 1-18 Abstract
* The narrator is back in his Sudanese village after a seven year stay in Europe.
* The world seems unchanged to him as he is in his family's company.
* A stranger, Mustafa, now lives in his village.
Pages 19-44 Abstract
* The narrator talks about his experience with the Europeans.
* He has a lot of...
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