A Lesson before Dying - Chapter 28 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 28 Summary

When Grant returns to see Jefferson, he takes baked sweet potatoes. It is the day before Good Friday. Grant sees the radio in use and the notebook and pencil on the cell floor. Jefferson allows Grant to see the notebook, where he has recorded a dream about his execution. In the journal, Jefferson questions why he is not to be stabbed or knocked unconscious like a hog.

Grant suggests that Jefferson should speak to Christ, and that it would be good for Miss Emma to know that he does. Jefferson asks if Grant thinks that Alcee Grope, Brother or Bear went to heaven. Grant says that he does not know. Jefferson asks what he should pray for then. Grant suggests that he should pray for Miss Emma; but Jefferson says that Miss Emma needs no help getting to heaven. Jefferson asks Grant if he prays. Grant admits...

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