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.
Part 1 (through page 26) Abstract
* The main character, Santiago, is introduced as a sheep herder on his way to visit a beautiful merchant's daughter he met over a year ago.
* He plans to share all his strengths with her, including his ability to read and his ability to speak other languages, and the fact that he has...
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