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.
Act 1, Part 1 Abstract
* Julle visits her nephew, Tesman and his new wife Hedda at their new home.
* As Julle waits to see them, she opens a window to let the light in.
* Berte, the housemaid, tells Julle that Tesman and Hedda returned late the night before from their honeymoon, and were kept up even later by...
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