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A Lesson Before Dying Overview Quiz

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A Lesson Before Dying Overview Quiz

A teacher by the name of Grant Wiggins is sent to help an elderly convict cope with his impending death sentence. Be sure you recall the details of how both men help each other by taking the eNotes quiz for A Lesson Before Dying by Earnest. J. Gaines.

  • Question 1

    Jefferson has wrongly been convicted of what crime?

  • Question 2

    What does Jefferson do when Grant arrives alone with the picnic basket?

  • Question 3

    What does Tante Lou want from Grant?

  • Question 4

    What does Sam Guidry believe Grant will try to do?

  • Question 5

    What bet has Mr. Louis made regarding Jefferson?

  • Question 6

    What does Dr. Joseph say about the children's textbooks?

  • Question 7

    How does the guard say Jefferson has been acting since being imprisoned?

  • Question 8

    What did Mr. Antoine tell Grant about his teaching?

  • Question 9

    Where does Grant ask Vivian to meet him?

  • Question 10

    To what do both the prosecution and defense compare Jefferson?

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