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A Lesson before Dying

Summary: Grant's shifting relationship with Jefferson, Explores Grants humilation through his visit to the jailhouse, and the lesson he has learned while teaching Jefferson.
Grant's relationship with Jefferson goes from one of obligation to pure concern and care. When Miss Emma first tells Grant to teach Jefferson to become a man he is resentful and only continues to complete the request because of the constant pressures and threats he receives from his aunt. Grant does not even care for the outcome of this innocent man, soon to be put to death for a crime he did not commit. Grant exerts a very selfish characteristic; unaware of the true value this human will have in his life. After days of consequential visits, the bond between the two men grows tighter, shifting from the status of teacher and student to friends. Jefferson confides with Grant about his secrets showing the existence of trust found only between friends. Grant performs a series of diminutive tasks that indicate a non-formal relationship such as going...

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