Her name appears at: 1:2,3,8,11,19,20,21,22; 2:1,2,6,202,22; 3:1; 4:3,5,9,14, 16,17; and she is:
Where in the text is each of these characteristics shown?
When you have done this look at this list.
While examining the use of dialogue we shall also notice that Naomi is "old". This is a characteristic she shares with Boaz.
What might this mean for the plot of the book?
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