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: Paris Abstract
* Ella Lynch is an aspiring socialite living in Paris during 1854. She is close personal friends with Princess Mathilde, who supposedly has relational ties to Napoleon. She also meets Francisco Solano Lopez when he picks up a feather that has fallen out of Ella's hat. Even though he is 26-years-old, an ambassador to Europe...
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