Georg Engel's Ernest J. Gaines: A Lesson Before Dying To understand or not to understand, that is the question...
Made With Goldfish

On the following pages the novel is divided into eight thematic parts:

I. The Stage Is Set

II. Grant and School

III.Visits to the Jail

IV. Grant's Relations with Rev. Ambrose, Vivian, and Religion

V. Pre-Christmas and Christmas Time

VI. The Date is Set; Grant's Breakthrough

VII. Grant in Conflict

VIII. Countdown to the Execution