Ernest Gaines Life In 5-7 Sentences

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1. Summarize Ernest Gaines’ life in 5-7 sentences. Ernest James Gaines was conceived on the Stream Lake Manor close to the little villa of Oscar, in Pointe Coupee Area, Louisiana. His progenitors had lived on the same ranch since bondage, staying after liberation to work the area as tenant farmers. Gaines and his crew lived in the houses, tremendously extended, that had once served as slave quarters. Though life was difficult for Ernest, He still kept on and made many books for people, as well letters. He had trouble deciding on what to write, when he was writing books, so he decide to write about Louisiana and things there which lead him to write a story like A lesson before dying. 2. In what ways do you see similarities with Gaines?

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