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.
Act 1, Scene 1 Abstract
* Helen and Jo have just moved into a new apartment.
* They immediately begin arguing because Jo is not happy about moving, and criticizing Helen for running away from yet another man.
* Jo seems more the adult in the situation, and scolds Helen for not thinking anything through.
Act 1, Scene 2 Abstract
* Jo tries to...
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