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Analysis of ‘A Lesson Before Dying’, by Ernest J. GainesAnalysis of ‘A Lesson Before Dying’, by Ernest J. Gaines

Analysis of ‘A Lesson Before Dying’, by Ernest J. Gaines: Author background Ernest J. Gaines was born into the fifth generation of a sharecropper family. Though born several generations after the abolition of slavery, he grew up in highly deprived conditions. His initial education came in a church when a