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Name____________________________ Date________Class_______Quiz Date______ English 12: Vocabulary Lesson 6 CONTEXT Literary Figures The Space Stories of Doris Lessing Doris Lessing (b. 1919), one of the most important British novelists of this century, began her series of space fiction, known as Canopus in Argos: Archivesin 1979. The five books in the series are Shikasza; The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four and Five; The Sirian Experiments; The Making of the Representative for Planet 8;andDocuments Relating to the Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire.A major premise of the series is that good beings and malevolent beings in space influence events on earth. In the following exercises, you will have the opportunity to expand your vocabulary by reading about the space stories of Doris Lessing. Below are ten vocabulary words that will be used in these exercises. , Exercise 1--.Highlightthe context clues that help the reader understand the word. Then, go to Exercise 2 and complete the meaning and forms. HIGHLIGHT AND BOLD THE WORD AND THE CONTEXT CLUE 2. Iexhortyou to readat leastone of Lessing's books. I’d like to know what you think of the philosophical views presented in her science fiction. If you read just one book, you may not need my further urgings to read the others. 3. I became so interested in the series that I inveigledmy mother to buy copiesof the books for me for my birthday. "You're a great mom," Iflattered her,"and you've always been so good about encouraging my love of reading."

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