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.
Book 1, Prefaces Etc. : Chapter 1, Prefaces Abstract
* The material in this section is devoted to preparing the readers for the text. It begins with a simple chronological chart set alone upon a page.
* What follows that is an introduction to the author, or authors; John Stuart Mill credits his wife with so much of the endeavor that...
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