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.
The Winter Circus—Paris to the Moon and Private Domain Abstract
* Adam Gopnik is a writer for the New Yorker who moves to Paris with his wife Martha and infant son Luke from 1995 to 2000.
* He writes about French life from the perspective of a bemused American who has always had a soft...
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