A Lesson Before Dying

by: Ernest J. Gaines

Chapters 19–21 Quick Quiz

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What poem is given a dramatic reading during the Christmas program at Grant’s school?

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What does the community raise money to buy for Jefferson?

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Guidry tells Grant that the mayor set Jefferson’s execution date so as not to have it fall during which period?

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What do Grant and Vivian drink at the Rainbow Club after Vivian visits with Miss Emma?

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What does Grant tell Vivian that black men have historically failed to do, either losing their will or running away?