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.
Scene 1 Abstract
* The play opens in a French castle called Vaucouleurs, which is located on a river between the cities of Lorraine and Champagne.
* The year is 1429.
* A military officer, Robert de Baudricourt, is angry because his hens haven't laid eggs for his breakfast due to the presence of Maid Joan.
* Joan has come seeking armor...
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