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The Green Pastures Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Scene 2 Summary

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Part 2, Scene 2 Summary

Moses, who stutters, is eating lunch in front of a turkey-berry bush (a common weed that originated in Florida) in front of a cave. His wife Zipporah stands beside him. They are inconspicuously dressed. As Moses puts the eating utensils back into the basket, he notices it is dark. Zipporah suggests that he move the sheep to another pasture. Moses replies that something is keeping him here. Zipporah thinks it is the Lord warning Moses about nearby Egyptians. Moses says they should have forgotten about that killing by now and besides, they have a new Pharaoh. Zipporah leaves with the basket.

Moses studies the sky to determine why it is so dark. Offstage, God replies that he wants it like that. Moses asks, "Who's dat?" God says he is the Lord. Moses replies that he sounds a lot like Moses' brother Aaron. The...

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