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.
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* * Anna Pavlovna Scherer holds a soiree and comments on Napoleon's advance through Italy with Prince Vasili Kuragin, who is first to arrive. Anna Pavlovna Scherer is a maid of honor to the Dowager Empress, mother of the Tsar Alexander I. She and Vasili discuss Napoleon's activities...
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