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Jesus Christ Superstar Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

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Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

The scene shifts to the hall with the graffiti-covered pillars and steps leading up to the wall. A woman poised next to a fire accuses Peter of being with Jesus, and Peter denies this. Peter is accused twice more of being with Jesus, once by a soldier and then by an old man. He screams his last response, "I don't know him!" Mary Magdalene asks Peter if he realizes what he has done. Peter replies that he does not want to be killed, and Mary ponders how Jesus knew this would happen.

Act 2, Scene 4 Analysis

His humanity is clear, as he does not want to die to that point that he denies any relationship with Jesus. Mary now realizes how Jesus was able to predict this. The conflict between Jesus as fully human and Jesus as the son of God who knows the...

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