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.
Section 1: pages 3-30 Abstract
* The Preface and letters introduce the reader to the characters and describes the novel as a novel of manners.
* Pamela's lady dies and she writes to her parents telling them of this event.
* After his mother's death, Mr. B offers Pamela four guineas to fulfill his promise to his mother to remember...
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