The Red Tent - My Story, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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My Story, Chapter 3 Summary

During their journey out, the camp sees Inna, the midwife. She begs them to let her join their camp, and Jacob allows it. Inna had been attending a birth. The young mother died and her husband called Inna a witch and threatened Inna's life. She needs a safe place. The women were happy to have a healer among them.

As the camp walks, both men and women begin to sing together. Whenever they stop for meals, the women and men separate. As they continue to travel, Dinah encounters a great river. She is fascinated by the water. As the camp enters the water she is almost completely submerged until Judah carries her through the water. Inna later declares that Dinah is a water child and will only be happy near the water.

Laban eventually catches up with the camp, accusing Jacob of stealing...

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