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.
"Foreword" and "Editor's Introduction" Abstract
* The foreword by H.H. Dalai Lama introduces love, compassion, and altruism at the foundations of inner peace.
Part 1, Chapters 1-9 Abstract
* The Dalai Lama foreshadows late sections in the book by mentioning world peace.
Part 1, Chapters 10-17 Abstract
* Arnold Kotler, the editor, gives biographical background information...
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