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.
Chapters 1 through 6 Abstract
* Henry Chinaski is a fifty year old, alcoholic, semi-successful writer who has not had sex for four years when he meets Lydia Vance, to whom he immediately becomes sexually attracted, at his first poetry reading.
* As Henry and Lydia's relationship progresses to the physical realm, Lydia starts sculpting...
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