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.
Part 1, Chapter 1 Abstract
* Meursault, who lives in Algiers, North Africa, receives news that his mother has died and the funeral is the next day.
* Meursault asks for two days off from his job and even though he receives permission, he feels his employer shows no sympathy.
* Meursault quickly eats lunch at his favorite café and borrows...
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