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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

    To what do both the prosecution and defense compare Jefferson?

  • Question 2

    What bet has Mr. Louis made regarding Jefferson?

  • Question 3

    Jefferson has wrongly been convicted of what crime?

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

    What does Sam Guidry believe Grant will try to do?

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

    What did Mr. Antoine tell Grant about his teaching?

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

    Where does Grant ask Vivian to meet him?

  • Question 10

    What does Tante Lou want from Grant?

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