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.
Chapters I-III Abstract
* Thérèse, Camille and Madame Raquin are introduced as they work in their shop.
* The Raquins live in an apartment above their shop, which is in a rough and dismal part of Paris.
* Thérèse was taken in by Madame Raquin after her mother's death. She later married her...
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