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.
Part I, Book One, Chapter 1 -5, Book Two, Chapter 1-8 Abstract
* Alexie Fyodorovich Karamazov is a wealthy landowner who was married twice and had three sons. Mitya Fyodorovich is from the first wife, and Ivan and Alexei are by the second wife.
* After the death of his second wife, Fyodor continues his reputation as a womanizer...
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