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.
Prelude and Chapters 1-3 Abstract
* The author describes the life of Saint Theresa, pointing out that good deeds often go unnoticed; even when they are noticed, the doers rarely receive credit.
* Dorothea and Celia Brooke are orphaned sisters who live with their uncle, Mr. Brooke, at Tipton Grange.
* Dorothea is deeply...
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