Unformatted text preview: family. In Genesis 5:1-32 Noah’s family tree is drawn out for the reader reciting hundreds years of history and people, “ This is the written account of Adam’s line… Adam had… Seth…and other sons and daughters and lived 930 years… Seth had Enosh…who became father of Kenan…Lamech then became father to Noah.” Most readers are some what familiar with Noah and this listing of his lineage lets the reader become all the more familiar with the family that he came from and he Noah stemmed from the “first man” created by God. These two techniques really help to give the reader a sense that God has an undeniable power as a figure in this book and that as many characters as there are they are in some way traceable and related....
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- Spring '08
- Style, Noah, Book of Genesis, Christina Nocito English