Inside Out and Back Again Glossary

Inside Out and Back Again Glossary


Used most often in relation to a novel, coming-of-age is a phrase that describes the process of transition for childhood to adulthood

Semi autobiographical

A work of literature whose plot closely corresponds to the author's lived experiences


The process of moving to live in another country or part of a country, normally for socio-economic reasons

Viet cong

The military organization who fought in the Vietnam War against the USA.


A person who flees a country for another place most often for reasons of war or famine


The idea of being faithful to someone or something, demonstrating that you can trust them and they can trust you

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