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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* One of the novels main characters, Jonathan Harker, leaves Munich on a journey to Transylvania to conduct business for Count Dracula.
* Along the way, the landlord of an inn and the landlord's wife seem gravely concerned for Harker's health and safety. The wife gives Harker a crucifix. He dismisses them as silly and superstitious...
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