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 1: Joseph Andrews, Preface and Book 1, Chapters 1 through 12 Abstract
* In the Preface to "Joseph Andrews," Fielding gives his intentions for the story and the major theme of distinguishing virtue in relationship to appearance and reality.
* The characters of Adam and Joseph are innocent in comparison to Mrs. Slipslop and Lady Booby.
* Joseph writes Pamela, his sister...
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