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.
Book 1, Chapter 1 Abstract
* Amory Blain is raised by his mother Beatrice, who spoils him and travels with him to entertain him.
* When he is 13, Amory's appendix bursts as he is heading to Europe on a ship.
* He is rushed to the U.S. for emergency surgery, and then goes to Minneapolis to live with his aunt...
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