Anger. Violence. Riddles. Power plays. Samson’s first wife faces a new husband who uses all of these to wield his power over his enemies – and over his new bride.
In our retelling of this story, Samson’s first wife is up to the challenge, using what little agency she has to better her situation within an incurably violent society. How do you read Samson’s first wife? Is she a pawn in Samson’s manipulative games, or a brilliant strategist?