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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* A brief discussion of the meaning of love and death ends with the idea that love ceases when one begins to love anew.
* Hernan Cortes constructed a new city on top of the old Aztec capital so that the memory of the old would die.
* Terror was a central part of the conquest, and...
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