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.
Wise Blood Abstract
* The book begins with "Wise Blood", as Hazel Motes returns home after a four-year stint in the army. On the train, he attempts to ignore the conversations of a particularly chatty passenger named Mrs. Wally Bee Hitchcock. Eventually, he excuses himself to speak with the porter, but the porter isn't interested in the...
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