The Piano Lesson
The Piano Lesson
by August Wilson

The Piano Lesson: Familial Dischord True or False

1. What does Berniece think selling the piano would be like? -> Selling their souls
2. Why does Berniece no longer play the piano? -> Because she can’t remember how
3. Whose ghost appears in the play? -> Doaker’s
4. ith what does Berniece threaten Boy Willie? -> A gun
5. How is the ghost banished? -> Berniece plays the piano and calls on the spirits of her ancestors