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literate
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • I suppose she chose me because she knew my name; as I read the alphabet a faint line appeared between her eyebrows, and after making me read most of My First Reader and the stock-market quotations from The Mobile Register aloud, she discovered that I was literate and looked at me with more than faint distaste.
    p.22.5

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  • Only 10% of adults are literate in that country.
  • I asked the eighth graders and the other kids who appeared the least bit literate to retell the story in their own words on paper.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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