What Are Chapter Summaries?
A chapter summary is a condensed version of the major action in a book. A chapter summary will provide key points of action in the narrative, identify primary (and sometimes secondary) characters, and convey where the action takes place. Later chapter summaries may also briefly revisit events that transpired in earlier chapters.
Chapter summaries are useful because they can help you recall a key event or character that you need to include in an essay or a book report.
Some of the most popular chapter summaries available on eNotes include: