A Lesson Before Dying Chapter 31


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One of the final scenes of Ernest Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying depicts _____.

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1. In the last chapter of his novel, A Lesson Before Dying Ernest Gaines leaves readers with a sense of _____.

2. In Ernest J. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying, this character struggles with his lack of faith:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz will help you to decipher what you know about Chapter 31 of A Lesson Before Dying. Questions will test you on certain areas of crime and faith, in addition to the details of how the novel ends.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how to:

  • Interpret the final scene
  • Recall an individual character's loss of belief
  • Understand Jefferson's 'crime'
  • Determine the setting at the end of the book

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Chapter 31 of A Lesson Before Dying
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Jefferson's sentence and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the feeling left behind by the author as the book comes to a close

Additional Learning

The lesson called A Lesson Before Dying Chapter 31 was created to provide more information about the characters at this section of the novel. Pay attention to the following study points:

  • Recognize one of Jefferson's friends and what he does
  • Identify Paul's role
  • Understand Jefferson's relationship with Reverend Ambrose