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 and 2 Abstract
* The character Catharine Morland is introduced. The reader learns that throughout her childhood, she was an energetic and mild-mannered girl. At the age of seventeen, she has grown into a beautiful young woman who is fond of reading.
* Catherine's family is also introduced. She is one of ten children. Her father is a...
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