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: Chapter 1-4 Abstract
* Theseus as an old man recalls the story of his early life and the values he held.
* Theseus' childhood home is called Hellene, and his grandfather is King Pittheus.
* Theseus is told from birth he was begotten by Poseidon.
* At a ceremony, King Pittheus sacrifices the king horse and dedicates Theseus to...
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