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.
Introduction and Pages 1 through 34. Abstract
* Anton Hofmiller, a young military officer with a strong dedication to proper behavior and honor, receives an invitation to dinner at the castle of wealthy landowner Herr von Kekesfalva.
Page 34 through 76. Abstract
* During dinner, Hofmiller meets Edith, Kekesfalva's 17-year-old daughter, and asks her to dance, causing the girl to sob uncontrollably...
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