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Ninth Grade Literature -- Heroes in literature
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Literature Terms

The document below contains all the literary terms for which you are responsible in this unit.

Make sure you learn what they are and use them as we read the selections in this unit.


Vocabulary from reading selections

Words from the non-ficiton

"Heroes with Solid Feet"

  • emaciated
  • annihilate
  • cloister
  • emulate
  • montage

"Ex-refugee is Nominated for Justice Post"

  • chronicled
  • trail-lazer
  • enamored

"Jackie Robinson"

  • forearance
  • reverence
  • segregation
  • ferocious
  • appalled

Words from the Poetry

  • shimmering
  • quarried
  • perpetual
  • pretense
  • exalted
  • sensual

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