Tag - Literary Devices

Genesis 4:1-4:16 – Characters

Characters Names Havva Cayin Havel God the Blood – Anthropomorphic the Ground – Anthropomorphic Position / Distance & Static / Dynamic Havva Static – only mentioned once Cayin Position – Main...

Genesis 4:1-4:16 – Repetition and Pace

Repetition and Pace Pace – (4:1) Successive verbs knew→conceived→bore. The action is quick and leads to the statement from the woman.  Not referred as Adam’s son. Repetition – (4:1-5)...

Genesis 4:1-4:16 – Keywords, Phrases, Wordplay

Keywords, Phrases, Wordplay Keywords – (4:10) Cayin – spear Wordplay – (4:1) Referred to as “the Man”, not Adam.  Only Adam is not specifically named in this narrative. Keywords...

Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Scenes and Transitions

Scenes and Transitions Scenes Scene 1 – (3:1-8) Woman Falling to Temptation and Man and Woman Realizing Nakedness Scene 2 – (3:9-21) God’s Interrogation and Judgment Scene 3 – (3:22-24) God...

Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Discourse and Dialogue

Discourse and Dialogue Dialogue 1 – Serpent and Woman The first and last word is given by the Serpent. It has control over the conversation.  The Woman’s protest is not strong enough to take control of...

Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Repetition and Pace

Characters Names Serpent Woman Man God Position / Distance & Static / Dynamic Serpent Static – Distance – Center of narrator and audience focus. Affecting change in the situation Woman Static – No...

Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Keywords, Phrases, Wordplay

Keywords, Phrases, Wordplay Wordplay – (3:1) aroom (cunning) – Wordplay with arumeem (naked) in 2:25. Phrases – (3:4) lo moth thimuthoon (you shall surely not die) – Serpent takes the line of...

Genesis 3:1-3:24 – Observations

Observations 3:1 – aroom (cunning) – Wordplay with arumeem (naked) in 2:25. 3:1 – Structure ABXB’A’ – Serpent → was cunning → all the creatures of the field → had made...

Genesis 2:4-2:25 – Scenes and Transitions

Scenes and Transitions Scenes Intro 1– (2:4-6) Account of happenings before vegetation, rain and man. Intro 2 – (2:7-8) Man formed, Garden formed and Man placed. Scene 1 – Making of the Garden Scene 2...

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