The Red Tent Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Anita Diamant
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test 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

Essay Topic 1

Imagine that you are Dinah. How would you have reacted to the slaughter of Shalem and the other men of Shechem? Would you have reacted more violently towards your family?

Essay Topic 2

Power and independence are important themes in the novel. How do these apply to different women?

-DInah

- Inna

- Gera

- Leah

Essay Topic 3

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?

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