© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Piano Lesson

The Piano Lesson


by August Wilson

The Piano Lesson: Just One? He’s Probably Not Going to Be Very Good True or False

1. What fills Boy Willie and Lymon’s truck? -> Watermelons
2. What does Boy Willie want to buy? -> The land on which his family was once enslaved
3. What does Berniece, Boy Willie’s sister, not want to sell? -> Her gold necklace
4. What is carved into the piano? -> The family history
5. How did Berniece and Boy Willie’s father die? -> He was hanged