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.
From His Grace's Journal to Mr. Bird's Account Abstract
* The reader learns that the Duke is eccentric or at the very least has a reputation of being eccentric. His reputation does not accurately reflect his actual qualities, and his mental and physical health are deteriorating.
* The Duke's has commissioned the construction of an underground tunnel system...
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