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.
Chapters 1 through 4 Abstract
* In Chapter 1: The Political Impulse, Mamet writes that the political impulse originates from a natural urge to bring order to social relations.
* In the 2008 election, Republicans supported fiscal conservatism, lower taxes and a strong military; the Democrats espoused the concept that "change" itself was a...
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