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.
Before the Tain, pages 1 - 20 Abstract
* The poets of Ireland gather to a man named Senchan Torpeist to collect and recall the various stories of the "Tain Bo Cuailnge" in its entirety.
* The poets only know parts of the story, so Senchan sends a group of young scholars to find the rest of it, found in...
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