Study Guide

Mother Courage and Her Children Scene VII

By Bertolt Brecht

Scene VII

MOTHER COURAGE AT THE PEAK OF BUSINESS CAREER.

  • MC, Kattrin and the chaplain are pulling the wagon, loaded with wares. Cha-ching.
  • MC is happy about her financial success, and she won't let anyone tell her different.
  • She sings, "But what is war but private trading / That deals in blood instead of boots?"