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
* Billy Prior awaits a medical exam in hope of returning to war.
* It is revealed that Billy is a fastidious character, not content with the direction of his life.
* During Billy's wait for a medical examination he encounters a fellow patient from his past at the mental facility.
* Billy argues with Dr. Mather...
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