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.
Preface, Letters 1-10 dated January 10th through February 27th | Letters 11-21 dated March 1st through March 4th Abstract
* Clarissa Harlowe is a virtuous young woman, and Miss Howe is her best friend.
* Mr. Lovelace courts Clarissa's sister, Arabella, who says no when he proposes.
* Lovelace falls in love with Clarissa and asks permission to court her...
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