A Lesson Before Dying

by: Ernest J. Gaines

Chapters 16–18 Quick Quiz

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Who is Grant referring to when he asks the children to keep one person in mind during the Christmas season?

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Before throwing his food on the floor of his cell, Jefferson tells Grant that only the living need ___.

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What does Miss Emma ask to do with Jefferson, causing an angry confrontation between Guidry and Grant?

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After they discuss the Christmas program, Grant asks Jefferson if he knows the meaning of the word ___.

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While pondering his feelings about Jefferson and Miss Emma, Grant realizes that his anger is ___.