is seen in deep personal spiritual confusion; floating, buffeted by
currents and breakers, sinking, submerged, part human and part fish.
Fetal, hands clasped, and drawn inward, he laments his weakness and
loneliness, thanking God for mercy and salvation.
Waves formed by the motif of Jonah's hair, tangled
with seaweeds and sea animals, buoy a playful orca. Jonah's deliverance
is depicted as an acrobatic spiritual resurgence. Free from encumbrance,
the open figure's leap and reach are juxtaposed with the cruciform flukes
of the whale.