The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter 1

* Alice B. Toklas is born in San Francisco.

* As a young girl, Alice studies music.

* Alice's mother dies.

* In Alice's teen years, literature becomes her passion.

* Alice meets Gertrude Stein's brother and sister-in-law.

Chapter 2

* Alice arrives in Paris in 1907.

* Alice meets Helene, Stein's housekeeper.

* Helene expresses dislike of Henri Matisse.

* Helene leaves the Stein home to spend more time with her family.

* Helene returns to the Stein home to find that Gertrude and Alice's friends have all become famous.

* Alice is introduced to famous artists, Matisse, Picasso, and Cézanne.

* Alice learns about art and culture in Paris.

* Alice receives French lessons from Fernande Picasso.

Chapter 3

* Gertrude Stein finishes school at Johns Hopkins.

* Mr. Stein discovers Cézanne while in Florence.

* The Steins visit Vollard's gallery for the first time.

* Gertrude Stein writes the poem "Vollard and Cézanne."

* The Steins begin to purchase works by C...

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