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Important Quotes from A Lesson Before Dying

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In Ernest J. Gaines's novel A Lesson Before Dying, which of theme isn't popular in the story?

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1. In Ernest J. Gaines's novel A Lesson Before Dying, what is the name of the black man who is wrongly convicted of Mr. Grope's murder?

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In Ernest J. Gainess' novel A Lesson Before Dying, what does the following quote say about the atmosphere in Bayonne, the setting of the story?

'There, instead of houses and trees, there were fishing wharves, boat docks, nightclubs, and restaurants for whites. There were one or two nightclubs for colored, but they were not very good.'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool designed to check your familiarity with important quotes in A Lesson Before Dying. Themes in this novel and the black man who is wrongly convicted of Mr. Grope's murder are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to test your knowledge of:

  • Years when this book takes place
  • How Jefferson's lawyer appeals to the jury
  • Themes in this story
  • The name of the black man who is accused of killing Mr. Grope

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on quotes in A Lesson Before Dying
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the atmosphere in Bayonne
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how Jefferson's attorney appeals to the jury and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Important Quotes from A Lesson Before Dying is a lesson that aids in learning more about:

  • Major problems in the South
  • How themes are demonstrated in this book
  • The division between races
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