The Question and Answer section for A Lesson Before Dying is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Miss Emma wants Jefferson to walk with dignity and learn to be a man.
Tante Lou, Grant, and Miss Emma go to visit Henri Pinchot. Miss Emma wants Mr. Pinchot to use his influence to persuade the Sheriiff to give Grant permission to visit Jefferson in jail. Miss Emma uses her past service, as well as her family's to...
Miss Emma worked for Henri Pinchot her entire life, as did her mother, and her grandmother.