A Lesson before Dying - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Although Miss Emma and Grant visit Jefferson twice, his behavior does not change; and Miss Emma leaves crying each time. On the day of the fourth visit, Grant goes to Tante Lou's house to pick up Miss Emma. Tante Lou tells him that Miss Emma is ill and that he will be going alone. Grant feels that Miss Emma is not ill, but that he is being manipulated into seeing Jefferson alone. Grant realizes that Miss Emma and Tante Lou had planned to get him to this point from the beginning. Angered by this revelation, Grant behaves rudely and launches into a tirade.

He tells the two women that they have humiliated him by forcing him to go to Henri Pichot, allowing the parcels to be searched at the jail and allowing himself to be searched at the jail. He theorizes that the...

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