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Most of the chapter synopses have yet to be done.  That's a lot of work and a long road to travel.--[[User:Theoden1|Theoden1]] 07:19, 18 July 2008 (EDT)
 
Most of the chapter synopses have yet to be done.  That's a lot of work and a long road to travel.--[[User:Theoden1|Theoden1]] 07:19, 18 July 2008 (EDT)
  
I might be able to help, how long should they be?[[User:Ælfwine|Ælfwine228]] 10:22, 18 July 2008 (EDT)
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:I might be able to help, how long should they be?[[User:Ælfwine|Ælfwine228]] 10:22, 18 July 2008 (EDT)
  
:I would say each synopsis should be about a page of text, 3-4 paragraphs.  The idea is to provide a summary of each chapter.--[[User:Theoden1|Theoden1]] 11:37, 18 July 2008 (EDT)
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::I would say each synopsis should be about a page of text, 3-4 paragraphs.  The idea is to provide a summary of each chapter.--[[User:Theoden1|Theoden1]] 11:37, 18 July 2008 (EDT)
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:::The best examples are ''[[The Children of Húrin]]'' chapters, e.g. [[The Childhood of Túrin]], as they provide not only a synopsis but an analysis of the text. --[[User:Hyarion|Hyarion]] 14:30, 18 July 2008 (EDT)

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Most of the chapter synopses have yet to be done. That's a lot of work and a long road to travel.--Theoden1 07:19, 18 July 2008 (EDT)

I might be able to help, how long should they be?Ælfwine228 10:22, 18 July 2008 (EDT)
I would say each synopsis should be about a page of text, 3-4 paragraphs. The idea is to provide a summary of each chapter.--Theoden1 11:37, 18 July 2008 (EDT)
The best examples are The Children of Húrin chapters, e.g. The Childhood of Túrin, as they provide not only a synopsis but an analysis of the text. --Hyarion 14:30, 18 July 2008 (EDT)