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.
Part One: Chapter 1, (pages 5-18) Abstract
* Tchitchikov arrives in the town of N. and checks into a hotel.
* Tchitchikov travels with his servants, Selifan and Petrushka.
* Tchitchikov asks one of the servants at the hotel about prominent people in town and how many souls these important men own.
* The servant is quite taken with Tchitchikov and...
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