Chapters 1 and 2
* 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 clergyman.
* The neighbors, the Allens, invite Catherine to accompany them to Bath for six weeks.
* Mrs. Allen takes Catherine shopping for new clothes to wear to Upper Rooms, a place where people gather for dancing.
* Catherine's first visit to Upper Rooms is not as exciting as she had anticipated. The place is overcrowded and the Allens are not acquainted with anyone there.
* Catherine's spirits are lifted somewhat when she overhears two men call her pretty.
Chapters 3, 4, 5, and 6
* Catherine and Mrs. Allen continue to shop and attend dances.
* Catherine meets Mr. Tilney and dances...
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