A Lesson before Dying - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

Sheriff Sam Guidry is in the jail's office when Grant arrives. As Grant's parcels are searched, Guidry reminds him that the visits will end at the first sign of trouble. Guidry asks Grant, "Still think you can get something into that head of his?" Grant says that he does not know.

Once locked in the cell, Grant tells Jefferson that Miss Emma could not come because of a cold, and notices yellow leaves and a patch of blue sky visible through the cell's barred window. Jefferson asks Grant if he has brought corn, because corn is what hogs eat. Grant tells Jefferson that he has no corn and that he is not a hog. He tells Jefferson to try the food to make Miss Emma happy, including home made candy. Jefferson says that hogs do not eat candy. Grant eats chicken and says...

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