Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

by

James Weldon Johnson

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Beethoven’s famously tragic and haunting eighth piano sonata.
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Beethoven’s “Sonata Pathétique” Term Timeline in Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

The timeline below shows where the term Beethoven’s “Sonata Pathétique” appears in Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 3
Music, Emotion, and American Culture Theme Icon
Secrecy, Purity, and Origins Theme Icon
...benefit concert; the violinist, now married, played but was losing her talent. The narrator performed Beethoven’s “Sonata Pathétique ” more solemnly than ever and ended up with another 200 dollars. Altogether, his 400... (full context)