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The Red Tent Chapter Summary & Analysis - My Story, Chapter 8 Summary

Anita Diamant
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My Story, Chapter 8 Summary

When Dinah arrives back at Jacob's camp, Bilhah unties her. Dinah tries to go back to Shechem, but her mother and aunts stop her. They try to calm her, but cannot. When Simon and Levi return, Dinah leaves her tent to confront Jacob and her brothers. She calls out to Jacob and he exits his tent. She accuses Jacob and his sons of murdering all the men. She also curses the entire tribe of Jacob. Dinah then walks away.

No one goes after her and Jacob's tribe does fall apart. Jacob's tribe flees to avoid the avengers of Shechem. Simon and Levi sell Joseph into slavery. Rachel dies after giving birth to Benjamin on a highway. Jacob does not give her a proper burial. Jacob catches Bilhah and Reuben in bed together. He strikes Bilhah and disowns Reuben. One day, Bilhah disappears. Zilpah...

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