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J. B. - Study Guide Scene 11 Summary & Analysis

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Light increases on the other side of the door. JB opens it and finds Sarah there, sitting with a blossoming twig in her hand. She tells JB that the twig is the only life left in the city; everything else is ashes.

JB asks her why she left. Sarah replies that it was because she couldn't help him any more. She didn't have justice to offer, which was what JB wanted; she had only love. JB says that God doesn't love; He just is. Sarah says that human beings love, and that this is the wonder of existence.

They look into the darkness on the side of the door that JB came from. JB says it's too dark to see, but Sarah suggests that they "blow on the coal of the heart" to create more light. She says the lights have gone out in the church and...

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