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 Abstract
* Candide lives in the castle of a Baron of Westphalia with the Baron and his wife, their son and daughter and a tutor named Pangloss.
* Candide is taught by Pangloss that this world is the "best of all possible worlds."
* Candide loves Cunégonde but may not hope of...
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