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.
Boccacio's Decameron - Eighth Day, Third Story Abstract
* Calandrino is a man who is easily tricked.
* Bruno and Buffalmaco trick Calandrino, with the help of Maso, into believing magic rocks will make him invisible.
* Calandrino goes looking for rocks with Bruno and Buffalmaco, who convince him he is invisible.
* Calandrino goes home and his wife is...
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