A Lesson before Dying - Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 21 Summary

As Grant approaches Miss Emma's home that evening, he sees Reverend Ambrose's car parked there. Inside the home, Inez directs Grant to Miss Emma, who is lying on a bed. Grant asks her how she is, but Miss Emma does not answer. He knows that she has heard him, because the edges of her mouth move slightly. Grant leaves Miss Emma's bedside and goes to the kitchen, where Tante Lou is making coffee. Reverend Ambrose is at the table and gives Grant a dirty look. Grant looks away to speak to his student, Irene, who offers him coffee. Tante Lou tells Grant that his food is on the stove at her home, but seems displeased with him.

Grant leaves Miss Emma's home to go to Tante Lou's home. He warms the food and lights a fire in his aunt's room, so it will...

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