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The Makioka Sisters Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

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 I, Chapters 1-9 Abstract

* In Book 1, Chapters 1-9, we learn of the Makioka sisters, four daughters with a fledgling Japanese fortune in Osaka, Japan.
* The family business is run by Tsuruko's husband Tatsuo.
* Tsuruko is the oldest of the sisters and Tatsuo took the Makioka name to run the company.
* Sachiko and Taeko are talking...

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