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.
Preamble, Marx: Chapters 1-2 and Profound Thought No. 1 Abstract
* The son of a tenant where Renee Michel works as a concierge says Marx has changed the way he sees the world.
* She suggests he read "The German Ideology" and he stares at her that a concierge should know about such things.
* Renee has been concierge for...
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