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The second half of the book of Esther, like the first half, ia written as a chiasm, a literary structure where the words or themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In

The book of Esther is written as chiasm, a literary structure where the words or themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. The plot's turning point comes in the middle of the book (Esth 6:10). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Esth-1-10a-Chiasm.pdf

The first half of the bookk of Esther is written as a chiasm, a literary structure where the words or themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In Esther 1-6, the emphasis