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.
Book 1, Chapter 1 Abstract
* The introductory material discusses whether spelling changes in different editions have influenced the accuracy of the book.
* In the 1770s, the first published edition was in two volumes.
* In the first volume, Protestants were persecuted. This persecution was still present in the second volume, but in a more moderate way.
* At the end...
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