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, 2, and 3 Abstract
* Charles Smithson and his fiancee, Ernestina Freeman, walk along an embankment called The Cobb arching into Lyme Bay in southwestern England.
* They see the dark figure of a woman leaning against a cannon staring out to sea.
* Ernestina says that the woman is called Tragedy by some and the French Lieutenant's Whore by...
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