Reading Lolita in Tehran, A Memoir in Books Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Part 1: Chapter 1 | Part 1: Chapter 2

* After resigning from the University of Tehran, Nafisi forms a group of seven female students to study literature in her home.

* Before she leaves Tehran for the United States, Nafisi takes two photographs of the students.

* In Tehran, Nafisi's apartment serves as an intellectual oasis for the seven students.

Part 1: Chapter 3 | Part 1: Chapter 4

* Nafisi sets the stage for the first day of class for the study group.

* Nafisi reflects on the reasons she resigned from teaching at the University of Tehran.

* The seven students are chosen because they were outsiders or loners.

* All the students in the group are female, because a group of men and women would arouse suspicion.

* Nafisi describes individual characteristics of the students.

Part 1: Chapter 5 | Part 1: Chapter 6

* The students are nervous about meeting in a private, somewhat dangerous setting.

* The first work the class discusses is "A Thousand and One...

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