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.
Introduction: Popular Signs Abstract
* The book aims to utilize American pop culture as an academic subject for a writing class. Students are already immersed in pop culture such as music, television shows or movies. The authors think that students can use their expertise in pop culture to develop their critical thinking skills in their analysis of...
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