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 Abstract
* Olivier is the new Guard Commander and is very arrogant and mean.
* The Prisoner is making banging noises, which Olivier wants stopped; Olivier refers to the Prisoner as a prince, but Pancras reminds him that he's never to refer to the Prisoner as a prince, and Olivier arrogantly says there's no one strong...
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