The Green Pastures - Part 1, Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Scene 7 Summary

Back on Earth, God walks along a country road and hears church bells in the distance. His pleasure is interrupted by a rouged and extremely flashy 18-year old female who sitting on a stump and singing the blues while playing a ukulele. She calls God "Banjo Eyes." She tells him people use Sunday to get over Saturday, and it is no longer the Sabbath. God calls her sassy and asks for her name. She flirts with God and compares him to a preacher. To her, all preachers are the "debbils." She wants God to kiss her.

God replies sternly that he will not touch her and again asks for her name. She says that she is Zeba, Seth's great-great granddaughter. Seth died of holiness. God replies that Zeba, who reeks of cologne, is on the road to Hell. Zeba responds that...

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