The Ghost Sonata - Scene 1 (Pages 258 – 264) Summary & Analysis

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Summary

The Old Man points out an Old Woman in the apartment building and reveals that she used to be his fiancée, but that she no longer recognizes him. He explains to the Student that the Caretaker’s Wife, who has come out of the building, has a daughter with a wealthy suitor whom she is expecting to divorce his wife.

The Old Man tells the student that he will die soon and that he wants to make the student happy before he dies. A Young Lady enters and the Old Man points her out to the Student. The Student remarks that she is very beautiful and that she resembles a statue that can be seen in the apartment building. The Old Man informs him that it is a statue of the Young Lady’s mother.

The Old Man tells the Student that...

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