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.
Spotted Horses, Pages 3 - 36 Abstract
* At the opening of "Spotted Horses", two men, Flem Snopes and Buck Hipps, ride into town with a cart full of wild horses that buck and kick violently. Even though the horses have attacked him, and he has the cut on his ear to prove it, Hipps is anxious to convince...
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