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The Noah's Flood

Noah's Flood is depicted very differently in the Norton Anthology of English Literature play version when it is compared with the Genesis version in the Bible. The Chester Play of Noah's Flood is of course setup in drama format and the Genesis version in the Bible is in narrative form. I personally like the original narrative version because it's the way I have grown and learned to view the story of Noah's Flood. The story that everyone has heard with Noah and his arch with all the animals inside. Although, I found the Chester Play of Noah's flood interesting as well.

The play version in the Literature book goes into detail about the certain views of not only Noah's wife but into Shem, Ham, Japheth, and there wives. Noah's wife seems to challenge him in the play version. For example, Noah says "Good wife, do now as I thee bidaE...

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