The Piano Lesson
by August Wilson
The Piano Lesson Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The infamous piano at the center of the play's conflict is about as symbolic as it gets. It has meant a lot of things to a lot of different people over the years. Now, sitting in Doaker's living ro...
The Piano Lesson is filled with ghosts of many different kinds. All of these have symbolic power. We go into this in great detail in our entry on the theme of "The Supernatural." Check it out for a...