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
* Chapter 1 discusses the events surrounding Stingo's move from Manhattan to Brooklyn.
* No one calls him Stingo anymore, but he was known in the late spring of 1947 as Stingo, when the events of this narration begin.
* Stingo was initially thrilled to be working for the publishing firm of McGraw-Hill & Company.
* His job was to review...
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