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.
Book I Abstract
* This is the story of Augustine's transformation from a young man driven by ambition and lust to the famous Christian monk.
* Augustine comes from a humble background, and through his intellectual gifts, becomes a leading teacher of rhetoric.
* Augustine talks about the primacy of sin, and that human...
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