If Black English Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is? | Study Guide

James Baldwin

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If Black English Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is? | Glossary

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alchemy: (n) a process of change or transformation

apprehending: (v) understanding

articulate: (v) to give something definition or shape, or to connect by means of a joint

Beat generation: (n) a movement that rejected societal conventions during the 1950s

coherent: (adj) having clarity, or the quality of holding together

dialect: (n) a variety of language used by people in a certain region or by members of a certain group

diaspora: (n) people living far away from their ancestral homeland

dubiously: (adv) in a way that shows doubt or uncertainty

marginalized: (adj) description that denotes being treated as insignificant

patronizingly: (adv) performing actions in a condescending way

repudiate: (v) reject

skirmish: (n) minor dispute

temporal: (adj) relating to time or life on earth

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