The Red Tent - Study Guide My Story, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Anita Diamant
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While Dinah spends most of her younger years with her mothers in the red tent, she also spent a lot of time with Joseph. Dinah and Joseph are closer than the other siblings because of their age. Dinah also finds that, although Leah is her birth mother, her aunts look upon her as their daughter. The sisters tell Dinah all their stories and she shares them with Joseph. Joseph in turn tells Dinah of Jacob's god and family.

The relationship between Jacob and Laban completely deteriorates. Jacob's wages from Laban were meager, even though he was the source of Laban's success. Jacob hates Laban's laziness and cruelty. Laban sells Ruti into slavery for payment of gaming debts. Ruti begs Leah to save her. Leah goes to Jacob and asks that he pay Laban's debt. Leah appeals to Jacob as her husband and leader...

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