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 Abstract
* Two long-lost children of the slaughtered King Agamemnon are reunited and plot to escape their earthly imprisonment and servitude to the gods.
* The play is set in the courtyard of a temple sacred to the goddess Artemis.
* Iphigenia explains in a long speech who she is, how she came to Taurus, the way she...
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