TITLE

Wordplay and narrative techniques in Daniel 5 and 6

AUTHOR(S)
Arnold, Bill T.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Journal of Biblical Literature;Fall93, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p479
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the narrative figures of speech used in the Old Testament passage of Daniel 5-6. The use of metaphonic paronomasia and antanaclastic figures are highlighted. Additional topics addressed include emphasis on human rebellion through the use of phrasal repetition, God's response to both Belshazzar's and Nebuchadnezzar's profanation, and contrast between Daniel and his enemies.
ACCESSION #
9402201084

Tags: BIBLE. Daniel;  BIBLE. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;  RHETORIC in the Bible;  BIBLE -- Criticism, Narrative;  PARONYMS;  FIGURES of speech;  BIBLE as literature

 

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