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.
Part 1, Madame Antoine Abstract
* Marie Antoinette was born "Antoine", the fifteenth child in her family. Because of the political upheaval in Europe during the time of Marie Antoinette's birth, her mother, Maria Teresa, planned to use her daughters to create allies through marriage in Europe.
* From an early age, Antoinette and her sisters were expected to...
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