The Critical Summary 7 includes Agnon’s story “At the Outset of the Day” and Yizhar’s story “The Prisoner.” The summary should be written in about 500 words.
Please answer the following questions in your piece:
1. How does Agnon deal with the tension between despair and hope after destruction or tragedy in the story “At the Outset of the Day”?
2. How does Yizhar create Hebrew literature in the “The Prisoner”? Give examples to support your answer.
3. What is the moral dilemma in the story in the context of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War Links to an external site.and Nakba Links to an external site.?