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.
* Victor Klemperer, the author, is a Jew who has converted to Protestantism. He is married to a non-Jewish Aryan woman named Eva.
* Klemperer is a World War I veteran, having served on the front lines with the German armed forces. He was discharged after becoming sick.
* In January 1933, Adolf Hitler becomes the Chancellor...
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