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 opens with a man in a cottage which could easily be mistaken for a vacation home.
* The man's name is Joe and his eyes are drawn to a stool on the stage where he will be interviewed by an unknown interviewer.
* Joe finds this unusual at first, but then adjusts to talking...
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