The Unbearable Lightness of Being Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Part 1, Chapters 1-5 | Part 1, Chapters 6-10

* Tomas and Tereza are introduced as Tomas recalls the way in which he met Tereza.

* Ten days after they meet, Tereza visits Tomas, they make love, and she comes down with the flu.

* Tomas, a doctor, falls in love with Tereza as he nurses her to health.

* As Tomas considers whether or not to contact Tereza, she comes with a suitcase to Prague uninvited.

Part 1, Chapters 11-17

* Tomas marries Tereza and buys her a female puppy he names Karenin.

* The Soviets invade Prague, Tomas is offered a job in Zurich and he and Tereza move there.

* Tomas continues his infidelity in Zurich, especially with his mistress Sabina, who happens to also live there at that time.

* Tereza leaves Tomas and returns to Prague and he quits his job and follows her there.

Part 2, Chapters 1-6

* Tereza's background, which mostly deals with her...

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