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.
Chapter 1, The Journals Abstract
* Chapter 1, The Journals includes passages from Kierkegaard's journals, some which predate his conversion to Christianity.
Chapter 2, Either/Or, A Fragment of Life Abstract
* On July 29, 1835, Kierkegaard found himself in Gilbjerg where he felt contentment and turned away from the busy world.
* Kierkegaard is aware of Christ's words about the sparrow.
* Kierkegaard converts...
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