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.
* Karol Broya is a Russian man being held prisoner by the Nazis at Mauthausen, a concentration camp in Austria.
* Karol is the only one of his colleagues who can speak German, so they nickname him "Ears".
* A German officer barges into the barracks one night, demanding four volunteers.
* The Russian men are scared and...
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