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, The Pill of Murti-Bing Abstract
* The pill of Murti-Bing allows a man to forget all metaphysical concerns. He lives peaceably among his own people as though they are madmen and he the only sane one.
Chapter 2, Looking to the West Abstract
* Murti-Bing lays scientific foundations, scorning religion as dead.
* In Chapter 1, man accepts...
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