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The Red Tent Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Anita Diamant
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Dinah become jealous of her father?



2. What is Esau's reaction when he finally sees Jacob?



3. Who is Leah's best friend?



4. Who nurses Jacob for Rachel?



5. What god does Rachel pray to?



Short Essay Questions

1. Why can't Esau and Jacob travel together?



2. Rachel is mad that she is not Jacob's wife, but why else is she mad?



3. What happens once Dinah gets her period?



4. Why does Re-mose become so angry?



5. How does Benia react when he learns about Dinah's past?



6. Who interests Dinah on her visit to Joseph?



7. Who does Dinah spend a lot of time with in her childhood?



8. Why do Shalem and his father agree to have the men of Shechem circumcised?



9. Why are Simon and Levi furious with Dinah's marriage?



10. Why does Leah decide to have her final baby?



Essay Topics

If you could be a character in the story, how would you intervene or change the course of events? Which section would you choose and why?

Although Dinah claims her story has been forgotten, Gera is an example of how it lives on. Although Gera's version of the truth is a little skewed, how does this represent what happens when history is written in today's time?

Throughout the book, women are allowed to assert their own sexual agency, thus allowing this to become a main theme in the book. Cite three examples of this in the book. Explain how and why the women of the Red Tent are allowed to explore and assert their own sexual agency.

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