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.
Act 1, Scene 1, Part 1 Abstract
* The prologue of the play refers to how the purity of the Muses has been corrupted by the desire to please artistic critics and even claims that the author wrote the play to chide the Muses for yielding to the critics' demands.
Act 1, Scene 1, Part 2 Abstract
* As Mr. and Mrs. Dangle sit...
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