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.
Part 1, Chapter 1, The Tryst (In the Garden of Chapelle Expiatoire) Abstract
* After returning from a trip to Argentina to procure money to marry his lover, Marguerite Laurier, Julio awaits Marguerite's arrival in the garden of Chapelle Ezpiatore.
* Rumors of a war between Germany and France caused a change in the once friendly German captain of the...
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