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.
The Beach Abstract
* The book begins with the author on a two week vacation at the beach.
* The sea is chosen because Anne seeks to free herself from the demands of city life.
* While she deeply desires to maintain her role as wife, mother, artist and public figure, such a lifestyle begins to become all pervasive...
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