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Raymond's Run Vocabulary
Vocabulary from the short story Raymond's Run as well as a few important words
a person with an exceptional talent
play the dozens
exchange rhyming insults
In Roman mythology, the swift messenger of the Gods
works by the 19th century pianist and composer Frederic Chopin
Squeaky thinks that all the girls are speaking Gretchen's thoughts, like dummies controlled by a ventriloquist
a reference to the speed with which quicksilver (liquid metal mercury) flows
a street in the Harlem section of New York City
musical instruments having tuned metal bars that are played with light hammers
the action or sequence of events in a story
a struggle between two opposing forces
a truth about life that is expressed through literature
point of view