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J. B. - Study Guide Scene 7 Summary & Analysis

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Back up on their platform, Zuss proudly declares that JB has done exactly as he had hoped he would and has affirmed his faith in God. Nickles angrily tells him that he thinks the whole experience is disgusting, indecent and immoral, referring to Sarah on her knees in despair and JB beside her praising God. Zuss tells Nickles he's just a bad loser, but Nickles tells him this isn't the end of it. Zuss quotes Dante's famous line "His will, our peace," but Nickles equates will not with peace, but with being ruled and submitting to another's will with surrender.

Zuss and Nickles argue again about the value of suffering, and argue whether suffering will or will not lead Job to praise God. Nickles challenges Zuss to put on his mask again. Nickles can't find his own mask, and the Distant Voice (heard first in the Prologue...

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