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.
Section I, Introduction, Dedicatory Epistle and chapters 1 through 2 Abstract
* Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott combines history with fiction to create a tale of chivalry and oppression.
* In England, the Norman royalty controls the Saxon population.
* On his way back from the Crusades in the Holy Land, King Richard the Lion-Hearted is captured and held for ransom...
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