A Lesson Before Dying | Study Guide

Ernest J. Gaines

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A Lesson Before Dying | Character Map

Grant Wiggins Conflicted, highly educated plantation teacher; frustrated unbeliever Jefferson Uneducated young man; on death row for murder Vivian Baptiste Morally strong teacher; mature mixed-race mother Paul Bonin Kindhearted white deputy; works at the jail Tante Lou Immovable, determined, religious elderly woman Miss Emma Delicate, religious elderly woman Reverend Mose Ambrose Uneducated plantation preacher; community leader Godmother Best friends Disagree about faith Wants to save his soul Antagonistic mentor Friends Comforter Aunt Lovers Matthew Antoine Bitter racist; mixed-race plantation teacher
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