A Lesson Before Dying

by: Ernest J. Gaines

Analysis of Major Characters Quick Quiz

1 of 5
Grant is set apart from the community he grew up in because he is ___.

2 of 5
Which character becomes a Christ-like figure, with his death offering salvation to others?

3 of 5
Which character embodies both decency as well as archetypal white authoritarianism at once?

4 of 5
By the end of the novel, Sherriff Guidry has begun to treat Jefferson ___.

5 of 5
Tante Lou has the greatest influence over which character’s evolution within the novel?