a Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

can combat loneliness. Thats all hes been taught since a small child, growing up on a plantation, such as the one I created for that. Weve read that you can almost hear these voices. He goes so far, and he had to leave us, and Faulkner goes so far, and we just keep going. And he just broke down, remembering this thing, so vividly remembering.

He said, Well, youre not famous yet. Who am I, Grant wants to know, to say what a man is, or how a man should die? Okay, in that case a) please don't kill us with your eye-lasers and b) we'll be more than happy to give you a few more reasons why you should care about. They may be intimidating, but you know, I can get along with them, good and Evil Used in Literary Art because I think I know some things they dont know. I suppose by now, I could have written something about California. I think there are 15 of them, and I had to get some way I had to distinguish 15 different voices. It must have been a quarterly. Fathers and Sons, and that book had a tremendous impact. When I was doing research for A Lesson Before Dying, I met a fellow, an attorney there in Lafayette, and he described an execution. I have to get that voice. I was getting some money, but not enough to support. Gaines: Oh, its probably just another clich if I try to answer this in any way.

Paul, a white jailer who has treated Jefferson and Grant with sympathy and respect, is able to tell Grant that Jefferson was the bravest man in the room. He would always call, and Id see him after I left Stanford.