A Lesson before Dying - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15 Summary

Vivian and Grant begin walking back to Tante Lou's home. Grant tells Vivian that he will see Jefferson again on Friday. Vivian asks if Grant knows when Jefferson will be executed; but Grant tells her that this is to be decided by "the big boss in Baton Rouge." Nearing Tante Lou's home, Vivian asks if Grant would prefer that she leave before his aunt returns home. He tells her to stay, and that he already told his aunt the previous Friday night that he was with Vivian. Vivian says that she hopes Tante Lou will like her. Grant reassures her; and Vivian says that she wishes she could, "say the same for them in Free LaCove."

Vivian is from Free LaCove, but is not well liked there. While attending Xavier University in New Orleans, she met and married a dark-skinned African American man...

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