The Ghost Sonata - Scene 3 (Pages 277 - 285) Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Scene 3 takes place between the Student and the Young Lady in the hyacinth room. The Colonel and the Mummy sit together in another room and are visible onstage throughout the scene, but remain silent.

The Student and the Young Lady discuss their shared love for hyacinths and other flowers. The Young Lady points out the Cook to the Student and complains that she is a vampire: she takes all of the nutrients out of the food she prepares for the household and grows fat on it while the residents waste away. The Student asks why they do not dismiss her and the Young Lady replies that they try to do so, but she will not leave. The Young Lady explains that they also have a maid whom the Young Lady has to clean up after.

The Student tells the Young Lady that...

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