Alias Grace Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapters 1 - 2

• Grace narrates the first chapter of Alias Grace and it begins with a recurring dream she has. It is 1851 and she is 24 years old.

• Grace is in prison and is a model prisoner. The end of the dream ends the chapter.

• In Chapter 2, a clip from the Toronto Mirror newspaper from 1843 is shown with a statement from the Punishment Book from the Kingston Penitentiary.

• The rest of Chapter 2 is a long poem about Grace Marks and James McDermott. McDermott has been hanged for the murders and Grace sent to life in prison.

Chapter 3

• Grace works in the house of the penitentiary’s governor. Grace describes the governor’s family. She says the governor’s wife keeps a scrapbook of stories of criminals.

• Grace says most of the stories in the scrapbook are lies. Grace mentions her friend Mary Whitney. When a doctor comes into the room...

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