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Miss Emma Glen in A Lesson Before Dying

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In Ernest Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, Miss Emma Glen is the _____ of the main protagonist, Jefferson.

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1. In Ernest Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, Miss Emma shows hospitality for others by _____.

2. In Ernest Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, Miss Emma is a foil (opposite) of this character:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Miss Emma Glen is the focus for this quiz and worksheet combo. You are asked questions about her relation to other characters, and how she would prefer to see Jefferson die.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following topics addressed on the quiz questions:

  • Miss Emma Glen and Jefferson
  • Her showing hospitality for others
  • Her foil
  • Her best friend

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand the key relationships of Miss Emma Glenn as they appear in the story
  • Information recall - remember what you know about her way of showing hospitality
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to answer questions about Miss Emma Glen and Jefferson

Additional Learning

For extra help, head over to the lesson titled Miss Emma Glen in A Lesson Before Dying. There, you can find the following additional material:

  • Miss Emma's compassion
  • Jefferson's trial
  • Her feelings toward the community
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