Essays Tagged: "Bildad"

Archiblad Macleish. "J.B." Macleish blends classical and modern theater to conclude that, "Our labor, like Job's labor, is to learn through suffering to love...to love even that which lets us suffer.

live has some justice. J.B says to his "comforters," that he is innocent. "If I am innocent?"(120). Bildad sarcastically returns, "Innocent! Innocent!, Nations shall perish in their innocence...Histor ... ent! Innocent!, Nations shall perish in their innocence...History has no time for innocence." (120) Bildad makes J.B. feel like justice is just a made up fable told to a child. "Justice, screw your ju ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bible

57; He wants God to respond to him or to help him or even forgive him before it is too late. Bildad answers him by telling him that he's crazy. He says that God would never do anything that is ...

(1 pages) 240 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

J.B. vs the Book of Job: Comparing the play of J.B. by Archibald MacLeish to the Book of Job in the Bible

me important changes made to the characters. MacLeish made significant changes to the characters of Bildad, Eliphaz, Zophar, from their roles in the Bible.J.B. who represents Job, similarly loses ever ... hrough a test of faith from God. During J.B's scenes of agony he is approached by three Comforters, Bildad, Eliphaz, and Zophar respectively. Unlike the Book of Job in the Bible, the comforters had in ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American