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.
Section 1, Essays Abstract
* The essay "Possession" begins with a definition of possession as "the holding or having of something of one's own."
* The author refers to a half-waking dream she had of a phrase that became the title of a play.
* Suzan-Lori Parks also discusses her process of writing and why she writes, referring specifically to...
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