Jephte's Daughter By Ragen: An Analysis

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Jewish literature portrays the struggles of immigrant life, the stable yet alienated middle-class existence that followed, and finally the unique challenges of cultural acceptance: assimilation and the reawakening of tradition Jewish culture, whether defined in religious or secular terms, has been shaped and reshaped by the written word. The result has been a rich legacy of literary invention and textual interpretation that begins in the biblical period and continues to this day. The series of distinguished works written advances understanding of the contributions of Jewish literature to the evolution of culture broadly conceived. Jewish literature reflects on meaning of being human, the content of Jewish identity, family dysfunction, Jewish feminism with its contemporary challenges, the nature of evil and the role of God in history. This literature speaks about the concerns of Human existence in extremis. The writers draw upon Jewish preoccupation with time, memory, loss and history as they develop their fiction. In Jephte's Daughter, Ragen masterfully portrayed religious women and the obstacles they have to climb to adjust or change their lives. Batsheva, a free spirit who thought she could take over the world, who had big dreams that also included marrying and…show more content…
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