A Lesson Before Dying

by: Ernest J. Gaines

Plot Overview Quick Quiz

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In which state does A Lesson Before Dying take place?

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Jefferson’s lawyer compares him to a ___, which becomes an ongoing theme in the book.

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After multiple fruitless visits to Jefferson, what discussion topic does Grant introduce that sparks their first real dialogue?

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Jefferson’s execution is ultimately set for two weeks after which holiday?

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Where is Grant at the time of Jefferson’s execution?