The Piano Lesson - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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As he irons his uniform, Doaker sings a song about a railroad journey. Wining Boy comes in, complaining about how he couldn't pawn his one-hundred-percent silk suit. When he asks where Berniece is, Doaker tells him that Berniece went to work early and then reveals that he saw Sutter's ghost before she did. Doaker also says that Berniece should get rid of the piano as soon as she can. Wining Boy says he agrees with Berniece and that Boy Charles didn't steal the piano just to have someone else give it back. He then asks Doaker to loan him five dollars.

Boy Willie and Lymon come in, excited about having sold most of the watermelons and all the money they've made. Wining Boy sees how much money Lymon has and talks him into buying the silk suit, shoes and all. Lymon tells Willie they should...

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