Eng 333 Final Essay

Do a close, literary reading of a Biblical text (preferably one we haven’t discussed in class). You don’t need to use outside sources, although you will want to draw on translation aids, and you may interact with literary interpretation(s) as well. Essays should be ten pages and are due on May 14 at our final.… Continue reading Eng 333 Final Essay

Vocabulary Terms

haggadah (sometimes ‘aggadah): “Narration” specifically referring to a father narrating the story of the Exodus during Passover, but it expanded to refer to all biblical “lore.” “Midrash haggadah is then the interpretation of a biblical story, which may in practice consist of an amplification of that story” (DBTEL). halakah: “The legal portion of talmudic and… Continue reading Vocabulary Terms