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.
* Author Elizabeth Jenkins states in the introduction of Elizabeth the Great that her intention in writing the book was to collect interesting personal information about Queen Elizabeth.
* As a result of her intention, the author focuses the book on the queen.
* The focus of the book on the queen makes the shape of the...
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