Ch 12: The Works of Ernest J. Gaines

About This Chapter

Get acquainted with the works of Ernest J. Gaines using these detailed and engaging lessons. You'll examine the plots, characters and key quotes from ''The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman'', ''A Long Day'', and more.

The Works of Ernest J. Gaines Chapter Summary

These lessons give an overview of several works by the American author Ernest J. Gaines. You'll learn how to analyze texts such as:

  • The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
  • Of Love and Dust
  • Catherine Carmier
  • A Long Day

Each lesson takes you through various elements of Gaines' major works, including characters and quotations. You can also pair the lessons with our other full-length courses. Check out the complete list of literature courses below.

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