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, Pages 6 - 12 Abstract
* The play is set in 1982 on Manhattan's Upper West on a late night in March over the course of approximately twenty-four hours.
* The two main characters are Dennis Ziegler, twenty-one, and his friend Warren Straub, nineteen.
* The setting of the play takes place in Dennis's apartment. There is sports equipment everywhere. As...
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