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.
Chapter 1, Hiram's Hospital—Chapter 2, The Barchester Reformer Abstract
* Centuries before the story opens, John Hiram wills his land to the local church as a home for the old and destitute men of Barchester, a made-up town.
* Hiram's Hospital becomes a valuable piece of property.
* The revenue of the property goes to the warden, the man...
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