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.
Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Abstract
* Thirty years ago, Julia Ward made a good match with Sir Thomas Bertram of Mansfield Park.
* This match is expected to make her sister's fortunes more comfortable.
* The second-oldest sister marries a reverend, Mr. Norris, and they move to Mansfield, near the Bertrams.
* The youngest sister, Frances, makes a poor marriage with Mr...
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