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.
Pages 1-6 Abstract
* Mother is a woman who married for love when she was quite young, and almost immediately regretted the decision.
Pages 6-11 Abstract
* She was raised in luxury, but finds that her husband has no luck, which is what she blames for his lack of money.
* She has five children who all know...
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