A Lesson before Dying - Chapter 24 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 24 Summary

Miss Emma decides that Grant should go with her, Reverend Ambrose and Tante Lou when they see Jefferson again. Grant is late in arriving, but offers no explanations for his tardiness. In the day room, Miss Emma and Tante Lou set the table to serve gumbo. Jefferson arrives and Grant begins eating before Reverend Ambrose has said a prayer. He stops eating when he realizes his mistake. Grant tells Jefferson that he has brought the notebook and pencil, and asks if Jefferson wants to walk, after eating. As they walk, Tante Lou, Miss Emma and Reverend Ambrose remain at the table. Grant tells Jefferson that he wants him to try to be a friend to Miss Emma, and more than a godson. Grant also encourages Jefferson to eat some gumbo, which Jefferson agrees to try. He tells Jefferson that he could never be...

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