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 - 3 Abstract
* The book opens with the author, Audre, talking about the power and grace of her mother.
* Audre's parents immigrated to the United States in 1924 from the Grenadines.
* The author talks about the Carriacou culture in the Grenadines, and the women there whose love for one another was called Zami.
* Audre begins taking extreme...
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