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.
Book 1, The Anatomy of Melancholy : Chapter 1, The Introductory Material Abstract
* Robert Burton claims that he intends to further the ideas of Democritus on melancholy.
* Burton wants his work to apply more to the modern era.
* Burton explains the significance of Democritus.
Book 1, The First Partition : Chapter 2, Melancholia Abstract
* The book is meant to discuss the conditions...
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