The Silence of the Lambs Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapters 1 - 5

* Two serial killers are introduced: Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Buffalo Bill.

* Section Chief Jack Crawford draws FBI trainee Clarice Starling into the Buffalo Bill investigation.

* The FBI is definitely a man's field, and Clarice is trying to break into that field.

* Dr. Chilton is the director of the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane, the facility where Dr. Lecter is housed.

* Many of the characters, including Dr. Chilton, believe Clarice got the nod because she is having an affair with Crawford.

* Clarice interviews Dr. Lecter and gets a story about Benjamin Raspail.

* Dr. Lecter has a talent for voicing a person's worst fears and uses their discomfort to his advantage.

Chapters 6 - 10

* The information given to Clarice by Dr. Lecter needs to be verified.

* Clarice and Edward Yow go to the storage space and enter.

* Clarice is eager to prove herself to Crawford and enters...

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