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.
Book 1: Chapter 1 Abstract
* Lily Bart sees her old friend Lawrence Selden while she is waiting for a train.
* Lawrence Selden suggests they have tea at a popular cafe while Lily waits for her train.
* Lily suggests a less popular place because she worries she will lose her social standing if she is seen with Lawrence Selden...
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