Literary Analysis Essay On A Lesson Before Dying

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Bianca Galloro Mrs. Galloro ENG3UE-12 July 14TH, 2016 Literary Essay The book, “A lesson Before Dying” brings up many vital thoughts. It makes people think about life and its importance, about relationships, behaviors and about the present and past. Ernest J. Gaines novel teaches people to recognize the injustice in a community and to stand up to better the situation. He teaches to accept the past and face what is in front of you. It teaches lies can be positive and it can decrease people’s anguish. Gaines brings in an important character after the incident that starts the story off. The character Grant Wiggins, the protagonist of the novel is asked to help the accused. He often criticizes and resents a racist society. Wiggins is supposed
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