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 One Abstract
* Daniel Deronda encounters Gwendolyn Harlet in a gambling room. They stare quite a bit and are intrigued by each other but do not talk.
* Gwendolyn is distracted by her gambling because of Daniel's gaze. When she returns to her room later that night, she finds a letter from her mother informing her that...
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