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The Ghost Sonata Chapter Summary & Analysis - Scene 1 Summary

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Scene 1 Summary

The detailed description of the set that begins this scene establishes that the scene takes place in a wealthy neighborhood. The house is a new, two-story one. Many nice amenities are present in this home, including marble stairs with mahogany and brass railings leading to the front door. A marble statue is visible through the open windows. White sheets covering a few upstairs windows indicate that there has been a recent death in the house. The bells of several churches can be heard ringing in the distance.

A young woman wearing black stands in the open doorway of the house, and an older woman cleans the stairs, railings and sidewalks in front of the house. An old man sits in a wheelchair next to a kiosk, reading a newspaper. A milkmaid carrying a basket of milk bottles comes from around the corner and stops at the fountain...

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