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The Piano Lesson

The Piano Lesson


by August Wilson

The Piano Lesson The Supernatural Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.

Quote #10

Berniece: (Singing.) "I want you to help me/I want you to help me/Mama Berniece/I want you to help me/Mama Esther/I want you to help me/Papa Boy Charles/I want you to help me/Mama Ola/I want you to help me"
Stage Direction: The sound of a train approaching is heard. (2.5.203)

Well, lookee here – it seems like the Ghosts of the Yellow Dog save the day. Though, Berniece has spent the whole play denying that they exist, when she plays on the piano, they come kick Sutter's butt one last time.

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