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The Piano Lesson

The Piano Lesson

by August Wilson

The Piano Lesson: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Piano Lesson? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Approximately how many years after slavery was this play written?


2
5
15
80
100
Q. Who has a strong voice even though represented by only two characters?


African Americans
Chinese
Hispanics
Men
Women
Q. The presence of which religion is felt in the play?


Zen
Buddhism
Hinduism
Taoism
Christianity
Q. What system has a history of injustice?


Legal
Political
Papal
Economic
Educational
Q. The Charles family is being haunted by a


Witch
Warlock
Half blood
Ghost
Muggle
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