The Green Pastures - Part 2, Scene 8 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Scene 8 Summary

God is back in Heaven with the angel chorus standing in a double row to his left. Gabriel enters and looks at God, who stares thoughtfully towards the audience. Gabriel offers God a cigar. Gabriel gets a cup of custard, leaves it and returns to the side of God. Gabriel asks if something serious is happening. God replies that it is. Gabriel wants to know if it is time to blow his trumpet.

Gabriel asks God what he is thinking. God raises his hand and stops the choir. God replies that he is thinking about Hezdrel's comment that he and Hosea had found mercy through suffering. God is trying to decide whether that means that even God must suffer.

As God continues to look out over the audience, he looks surprised. He sighs. In the distance a voice cries,

"Oh, look at him! Oh...

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