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
* Abe, a magazine editor for Harper, is trying to talk Bobby, a writer, out of going to Calcutta on a trip paid for by the magazine.
* Bobby is planning to go and get some newly found material from M. Das - a poet that was thought dead.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Abe calls Calcutta a scary...
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