The Ghost Sonata - Study Guide Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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The colonel's valet, Bengtsson, and Johansson, are in the round drawing room of the large house. Johansson is dressed as a waiter. The two men are talking about their masters. Johansson asks about the lady of the house. Bengtsson tells him that she is crazy and that she doesn't attend the dinners because her eyes are too sensitive to the light. He shows Johansson the lady of the house, who is sitting in a closet wrapped up like a mummy and talking like a parrot. The beautiful marble statue is the mummy when she was young.

The old man, Hummel, enters the room uninvited and tells Bengtsson to announce his arrival to the colonel. He also sends Johansson away, and inspects the statue. The mummy comes out of the closet and identifies herself to Hummel. He asks about their daughter, the daughter whom the colonel believes is...

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