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.
Story One, The Grandstand Passion Play of Delbert and the Bumpus Hounds Abstract
* The narrator, whose last name is Shepherd but whose first name is not mentioned, paints a humorous portrait of growing up in a small Indiana town in the forties.
* His town, Hohman, is known for its steel mills and oil refineries, two of...
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