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This chapter presents some concluding thoughts on the book that attempts to break the impasse in Ugaritic and biblical scholarship on incubation by proposing that incubation may have been utilized as a literary device in the West-Semitic literary tradition. The incubation type-scene in the ’Aqhatu story registers a sequence of motifs that strongly emulates the religious practice, articulating all the four foundational concepts of the incubation type-scene. The incubation type-scene in the Kirta story provides a good example wherein the poet arranges traditional motifs rather freely to suit his narrative purpose instead of depicting the normal procedure of the practice in reality. Although the Hannah story has usually been recognized as a variation of the annunciation type-scene, it bears a family resemblance to the other two instances of incubation type-scene.

Keywords: ’Aqhatu story; Hannah story; incubation type-scene; Kirta story

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