A Lesson Before Dying

by: Ernest J. Gaines

Character List Quick Quiz

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What is Grant Wiggins’ profession?

2 of 5
What is Miss Emma’s relationship to Jefferson?

3 of 5
Which character excoriates Grant for forsaking his religion?

4 of 5
Which cynical character is dead before the events of the novel take place?

5 of 5
Who is the only white man in the novel who truly sympathizes with the struggle of the Southern black community?