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.
Riviera Stories, Section 1. Adam, One Afternoon; The Enchanted Garden; & A Goatherd at Luncheon Abstract
* In "Adam, One Afternoon", Maria-nunziata, a servant, sees the gardener, Libereso, in the garden.
* Libereso beckons Maria-nunziata outside, claiming to have a gift for her.
* Libereso tries to give Maria-nunziata amphibians, reptiles, fish, insects and worms.
* After Maria-nunziata returns to her work...
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