Your World - Vocabulary

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Your World by Georgia Douglas Johnson

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“Your World” is a remarkable poem with a message of perseverance. It describes the journey of a person recognizing their potential in the world, using a bird in flight as a metaphor to represent a person “flying” free from the limitations that would keep them from reaching their fullest potential.




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Your World Poem - Vocabulary | Your World by Georgia Douglas Johnson

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  • Definition
  • This is a restricted area. No one is allowed to enter!
  • Quote
  • I will achieve my goal. You will not stop me!
  • n. a line of people or things placed around an area to enclose or protect it
  • Examples
  • CORDON
  • "I battered the cordons around me"
  • Non-Examples
  • No entry! This is a crime scene.
  • Music Festival
  • Everyone's welcome, come on!
  • barrier, line, row, chain, ring, circle, picket line, close off
  • combine, desegregate, free, join, let go, unite, release
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