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, Chapter 1 Abstract
* The story opens by introducing the reader the main character, Rukmani. Rukmani begins to tell the story of how she and her husband Nathan, who is now deceased, meet and of their early life together.
* As the fourth daughter in her family, by the time Rukmani gets married, there is no dowry left...
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