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.
Parts 1 and 2 Abstract
* The Daughter of the air cannot give birth, but a bird lays eggs on her knees, and the eggs break and become land.
Parts 3, 4, and 5 Abstract
* Finally the Daughter of the Air, now the Water-Mother, gives birth to Vainamoinen, who is already an old man.
Parts 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 Abstract
* Vainamoinen plants the barren land...
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