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A Lesson Before Dying

Ernest J. Gaines
Further Study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz
Further Study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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The way that Grant aligns himself with Jefferson's plight embodies which of the novel's themes?

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Which theme is evident in Reverend Ambrose's sermons about how black people should sustain their sense of hope?

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Which theme is embodied by Jefferson, described on the day of his execution as "the strongest man in the room"?

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Which of the following symbolizes Jefferson's reconnection with humanity after his conviction?

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Which of the following symbolizes the violence of an unjust system and the fear it instills?