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.
* Marya begins her book by describing a meeting with a girl who is recovering from an eating disorder.
* During Marya and Jane's meeting, Jane becomes very sick.
* Marya realizes that Jane is exhibiting signs of a heart attack.
1 Childhood (1974-1982) Abstract
* Marya gets angry at the doctor who does not believe her.
* She states...
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