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.
Scene 1 Abstract
* Cab drivers attend a meeting to consider striking but are discouraged by the union leader, who tries to convince them that they will fail.
Scene 2 Abstract
* The union leader encourages the workers to have confidence in the new president, who is very supportive of the workers.
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