The Piano Lesson
by August Wilson
The Piano Lesson: Just One? He’s Probably Not Going to Be Very Good Quiz
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Q. What fills Boy Willie and Lymon’s truck?
Q. What does Boy Willie want to buy?
A book about the history of slavery
The land on which his family was once enslaved
Q. What does Berniece, Boy Willie’s sister, not want to sell?
Her rookie Ron Paul “Libertarians of Tomorrow” card
Her gold necklace
Q. What is carved into the piano?
Doaker’s grandparents’ initals
The year the family was finally free
A bas-relief of the Battle of Antietam
The family history
Q. How did Berniece and Boy Willie’s father die?
He was hanged
He was set on fire
He was stabbed
The piano landed on his head