The Piano Lesson - Act 2, Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

Lymon is asleep on the couch when Boy Willie hurries in and wakes him up, saying that he found the man who wanted to buy Berniece's piano. Lymon asks what happened with Grace and Boy Willie tells him that Grace's old boyfriend came by, but couldn't get into the apartment, because the door was blocked by a chair. He then tells Lymon to hurry up and help him move the piano.

Sutter's ghost moans, but Boy Willie and Lymon don't seem to notice as they try to move the piano but can't get it to budge. Doaker comes out of his room and tells them to leave the piano alone until Berniece comes back. Boy Willie tries harder and harder to move the piano but just gets more and more frustrated. Finally he says he's going to get some planks and rope to haul that...

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