The Red Tent Topics for Discussion

Anita Diamant
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Why do you think Jacob does not ask Leah and Rachel for their advice when he is deciding if he will accept Shalem's offer for Dinah? Use the themes of the book to discuss your answer.

If Diamant had not provided the first three chapters of the book, would the reader still understand Dinah's story? Why or why not?

Compare and contrast the characters of Dinah and Jacob. What are they differences between the two? Are there many similarities?

Diamant does not include a reference to Dinah's story in the Bible. Discuss why or why not it may have been a good idea to include the biblical story.

Describe three main relationships that Dinah has with males in the book. How do these relationships differ from one another? How are they the same?

Discuss the theme of sexual agency in women. In today's society, do woman have...

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