Book of Mormon, Ether, Language, Symbolism, imagery, Modern Church, Scripture Study
The application of some techniques of literary analysis to the Jaredite exodus narrative in Ether 1–3 and 6 reveals that it is more than just a historical account. The author or editor of the narrative uses imagery and dialogue to help the reader look beyond the historical facts and see elements of the creation, Christ, and temples, among other things.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Thompson, John S.
"The Jaredite Exodus: A Literary Perspective of a Historical Narrative,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 3
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol3/iss1/8