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, At Such an Assembly as This Abstract
* "An Assembly Such as This" is a retelling of Jane Austen's classic novel, "Pride and Prejudice" from the point of view of the character, Fitzwilliam Darcy.
* Darcy, Bingley, Bingley's sisters and brother-in-law attend a party welcoming them to the area.
* At the party, Darcy positions himself against a...
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