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.
Chapter 1, Part 1 Abstract
* The Prince and his family say their prayers and he visits the garden, where a previous image of a soldier disturbs him.
Chapter 1, Part 2 Abstract
* During a visit to see his mistress in Palermo, the Prince thinks about his discontent with his life.
Chapter 2, Part 1 Abstract
* On the way back from Palermo, the...
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