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The Red Tent Chapter Summary & Analysis - Egypt, Chapter 5 Summary

Anita Diamant
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Egypt, Chapter 5 Summary

Dinah returns home to Benia's loving arms. Dinah looks very thin because she has been ill. Meryt comes to see her, and Dinah finally tells Meryt of her mothers and the sad story of her past. Joseph sends Dinah expensive cloth as a gift. Dinah explains why by telling Benia her entire story also. He is very understanding.

Time passes and Meryt dies. She is mourned by Dinah as well as many other people in the Valley of the Kings. Now, Dinah is the great grandmother everyone looks to for help.

Many more years pass and one day Joseph shows up at Dinah's door. Jacob is dying and wishes to see Joseph and his grandsons before he dies. Joseph has no wish to go see Jacob. He has already forgiven him after taking out his revenge. He made Levi and Simon grovel when they visited...

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