Dead Man Walking | Study Guide

Sister Helen Prejean

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Overview

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Author

Sister Helen Prejean

Year Published

1993

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Memoir

Perspective and Narrator

Dead Man Walking is written in the first person from the author's point of view.

Tense

Dead Man Walking is narrated in both the present and past tenses.

About the Title

"Dead man walking" is a phrase guards on prisons' death row may cry out as they escort an inmate scheduled for an upcoming execution through the corridors of the prison.

Summary

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