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A Lesson Before Dying Literary Context Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Ernest Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, this character is wrongfully accused of murder:

Question 2 2. What does Jefferson use to express his thoughts as the execution date approaches?

Question 3 3. Ernest J. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying can be classified as a _____ novel.

Question 4 4. How does the setting of this novel, the rural South, influence Grant?

Question 5 5. In Ernest J. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, the protagonist is given the gift of a _____ while in prison.

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Question 6 6. Why does Grant initially refuse to help Jefferson?

Question 7 7. Why does Jefferson act like a pig when Grant first comes to see him?

Question 8 8. Which of these finally makes Jefferson understand how important he has become to the black community of Bayonne, Louisiana?

Question 9 9. Why does the author include vulgar terms as part of the vocabulary of the novel A Lesson Before Dying?

Question 10 10. In Ernest J. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, the protagonist's story can be likened to the story of _____.

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Question 11 11. Ernest J. Gaines cites this modernist author as a significant influence:

Question 12 12. The vocabulary from A Lesson Before Dying' emphasizes what?

Question 13 13. Which of the following choices is NOT an example of the type of vocabulary used by Ernest Gaines in A Lesson Before Dying?

Question 14 14. 'Tante' and 'Madame' are examples of what type of vocabulary used by the author?

Question 15 15. In A Lesson Before Dying, what language is used by the characters other than English?

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