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Flatland Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

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.

Introduction Abstract

* The novel was first published in 1884.
* Edwin Abbott, the author, was a headmaster whose field was classic literature.
* The novel is not only an explanation of dimensional space, but also of the Victorian society.

Preface to the Second and Revised Edition, 1884 Abstract

* Abbott defends his dimensional theory in terms of height perception by noting...

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