Effi Briest Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapters 1-3

* Effi Briest is a seventeen-year-old girl living in Hohen-Cremmen, Germany.

* Effi talks about her mother's former suitor, 38-year-old Baron Geert von Innstetten, with her childhood friends.

* Effi recalls that women used to be drowned for infidelity.

* Effi's mother tells her that Innstetten has asked to marry Effi.

* Effi's friends have reservations about her quick engagement - Effi says any handsome aristocrat will do.

Chapters 4-5

* Effi and her mother return home from their shopping trip in Berlin.

* Effi's father declares that she should have a honeymoon.

* Effi smiles at Innstetten's letters, convincing her mother that their marriage will be ideal.

* Effi claims that she loves anyone who wishes her well, is kind and spoils her.

* Effi sends her parents cards and letters while on her honeymoon - she says Innstetten treats her well.

Chapters 6-8

* Effi sees her new home in Kessin for the first time...

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