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The Red Tent Test | Final Test - Hard

Anita Diamant
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to Reuben?



2. Why has Benia tracked down Dinah?



3. Why do the mothers break Dinah's hymen?



4. What does DInah do before she leaves her mothers, brothers, and fathers forever?



5. What theme is important to this chapter?



Essay Topics

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.

Dinah's bond with Re-mose is not the typical mother-son bond that many people have. She attempts to create a relationship with her son but is torn from him. Do you think the situation would have been different if Re-mose would have been born a girl? Would he have been important to Re-nefer?

The men of the book are mentioned as ways forces that shape the women of the book's lives. They are definitely secondary characters. How do the men shape and carve out a story for Dinah and her mothers? Explain how the following men affect the women:

Jacob

Binah

Re-mose

Laban

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