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The Green Pastures Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Scene 4 Summary

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Part 2, Scene 4 Summary

The ragged group of Hebrews marches on a treadmill towards the mountains and the Land of Canaan. The foot of a mountain appears, and a trumpet sounds as the mountain reaches center stage. The marchers stop walking and singing to express concern about what is happening. An aged and weary Moses enters, leaning on Aaron's arm. Moses slowly sits down on the rock at the foot of the mountain. Moses explains that he cannot continue. He has been leading his people towards the Promised Land for the past forty years. Moses' eyes grow dim. He tells Aaron that God said he could lead the Hebrews to the Jordan River, and that he would see the Promised Land, but he could not enter it.

Joshua, a African American man about 30 years of age, enters and reports that the Jordan River is directly ahead, and Jericho is...

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