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We wouldn't want to give the impression that there are only two possibilities. That would lead to a false dichotomy. We could certainly argue aspects of both, and a number of other possibilities. I would even argue that she was a good strategist. Did she use seduction to achieve her goal? Yes. Was survival an aspect of her purposes? Yes. Be careful of reductionism -- although it is very popular these days.
The theme of Tamar's life as presented in Scripture is about Christ. God's eternal purpose cannot be thwarted by the efforts of men nor any other power. There is no such thing as a "plan B" when it comes to the work of our God.