This is a study guide for the book A Lesson Before Dying written by Ernest J. Gaines. The reader is given a unique outlook on the status of African Americans in the South, after World War II and before the Civil Rights Movement. Please click on the literary analysis category you wish to be displayed. Back and Next buttons can guide you through all the sections or you can choose to jump from section to section using the links below or the links at the left.
Author: Ernest J. Gaines