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Yankee or Yank

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a native or inhabitant of the United States

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Their Americanness, their Whiteness, their upper-middle-class stature, and their eventually recognized native English fluency helped them assimilate back into American school and regain their privileged position.
Botkin argues that the "variety," "complexity" and "multiplicity" of folk music mirrored an equally complex and varied American population, and in doing so, challenged the homogenous notion of Americanness obliged by Dies and other committee members.
The book isn't about Native Americanness, it's about a teenager or young person who happens to be Native American.
A preliminary factor must be taken into account: there is no single version of Americanness in these novels.
And its representation of twentieth-century Jewish Americanness amounts to some of the funniest, most outrageous writing in the English language.
The fact that our trip coincided with Independence Day underscored a certain Americanness in the work's grand scale and location.
Weingrad adds a fine and detailed discussion of what came to be called, americaniyut, Americanness (pp.
Literary epics such as Silkiner's Mul Ohel Timurah (1910; Before the tent of Timurah), Efros's Vigamim Shotqim (1933; Silent wigams), and Lisitzky's Medurot do'akhot (1937; Dying campfires) are different, and yet all of the poems discovered are connected to what was Americanness.
A more extensive treatment of this correlation might have helped to tease out questions about the extent to which the "we" Lawson identifies in the blues was truly evidence of a newfound Americanness, an adapted expression of race consciousness, or an inseparable tangle of the two.
This constant quest to articulate un-Americanness as something distinctly separate from Americanness, leads post-9/11 U.
But it doesn't deserve to have its Americanness and patriotism questioned.
In Auerbach's dexterous reversal, the lynchpin of Americanness is swapped out for Un-Americanness.
But his Americanness is basic, coming straight out of the author's lived--and inherited--history.
In "The Discovery of What It Means to Be an American," (1) James Baldwin writes about reaching the realization that his Americanness is not only distinct from his blackness in some ways, but that it also works in tandem with blackness in other ways--each informing the other in some places, overlapping in others, elusive and yet ever present.
The last point, the critique of exploitative practices, interweaves with the critique of Americanness, that is, the American way of living and the United States as a country.
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