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.
Chapters 1-12 (Keter 1-2, Hokhmah 3-6, Binah 7-12) Abstract
* Casaubon, the protagonist, is in the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers, looking at Foucault's pendulum on display and pondering physics, geometry, and other related subjects. His attention turns to finding a hiding spot, as it is late and he is supposed to meet Belbo and his captors...
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