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Marko Urlic Major World Writers Prof. Ochs February 18, 2011 #2 Examine Namoi’s speeches in the text. What kind of “self” does she project in “society “? What are her desires, conflicts, and motivations? How does she compare with other female “selves” we have studied? Support your analysis with specific examples. Naomi, as the “leader” of the “remaining” family in her first speech of the story says “Go back, each of you, to your mother’s home” (Ruth, 1:8), and here she shows how she cares of her daughters-in-law, and how she know that she is willing to live by herself for the good of her daughters-in-law. After she said that, she kissed her daughters goodbye then the conflict appears where she is asking them to leave, but they are rejecting. “We will go back with you to your people” (Ruth, 1:10). Naomi gives them examples why should they go back home, Oprah finally decides to obey, but Ruth still does not change her mind. “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go,
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