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.
Sleepy Hollow, 1844 Abstract
* American settlers from the very beginning of colonization encountered America as a bountiful land where they would live in harmony with nature.
Shakepeare's American Fable Abstract
* Marx defines the sentimental pastoral ideal as the value of nature, in simple rural morals and way of life.
The Garden Abstract
* Marx states that you can...
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