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.
Screen Memories Abstract
* The essay "Screen Memories" begins with a discussion of childhood memories.
* Freud argues that the childhood is the essential and formative period in the development of the adult psyche.
* He reasons that the age of six is when children begin to have narrative patterned memories.
Creative Writing and Daydreaming Abstract
* Freud suggests that...
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