Daughters of the House Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter 1, The Wall | Chapter 2, The Writing Table

* The novel begins with a description of a nightmare.

* The house is "changeable."

* Léonie and Thérèse meet after years of separation.

* Léonie has started a list of all the objects in the house on the advice of her lawyer.

* Léonie expects the comparisons and jealousies from her and Thérèse's adolescent years will resurface.

* Léonie imagines she and Thérèse are again playing a game where they spin on the spot until one of them falls.

Chapter 3, The Doorbell | Chapter 4, The Chandelier

* Thérèse arrives by bus and has not left the monastery for twenty years.

* Thérèse notices the graveyard where her father, mother, and aunt are buried.

* When she reaches the house, the lights are off. Thérèse is greeted by Léonie, who stares angrily.

* Thér...

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