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A Lesson Before Dying Conflict Analysis

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I think the most important conflict in the novel, A Lesson Before Dying is person versus self (Grant versus self). Grant struggles with self-doubt, unsure if what he is doing within his community is truly making a difference. This uncertainty is evident when Grant questions himself in relation to his teaching at the local church, “What am I doing? Am I reaching them at all?...Is it just a vicious circle? Am I doing anything?” (62). Grant struggles with himself as he tries to meet the expectations of those around him and yet still be true to his own values and
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