Endnote 27 – Eight Questions Most Frequently Asked About the Book of Esther
“Peripety” is the sudden or unexpected reversal of circumstances or situation in a literary work. On peripety in Esther, see Michael V. Fox, “The Structure of the Book of Esther,” in the I. Seligmann Festschrift, ed. Alexander Rofe (in press); see also Berg, The Book of Esther, pp. 103–13.