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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* Gene Forrester is the narrator who returns to Devon to recount his time there.
* Finny tries to convince the others to leap from the tree branch into the river - Finny and Gene do.
* Finny points out that Gene only does things he's shamed into.
* Finny and Gene wrestle and return to their dorm...
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