relating to or denoting the writing of letters or literary works in the form of letters; e.g., an epistolary novel.
a line or wrinkle on a person's face; e.g., 'there were deep furrows in his brow'.
an even-toed ungulate mammal that chews the cud regurgitated from its rumen. The ruminants comprise the cattle, sheep, antelopes, deer, giraffes, and their relatives.
capability of being addressed.
also called sabbatical leave (in a school, college, university, etc.). A year, usually every seventh, of release from normal teaching duties granted to a professor, as for study or travel.
like the short fuzzy ends of fibers on the surface of cloth, drawn up in napping.
a person's perceived or evident personality, as that of a well known official, actor, or celebrity; personal image; public role.
La Amistad was a 19th-century two-masted schooner built in the United States but owned by a Spaniard living in Cuba. It was used as a slave ship.
release from slavery; set free.
an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offense.
of or involving the action of associating ideas or things: an associative, nonlinear mode of thought.
the practice of alternating between two or more languages or varieties of language in conversation.
taking effect from a time in the past.
Ku Klux Klan:
The Ku Klux Klan (KKK), or simply "the Klan," is the name of three distinct past and present movements in the United States that have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, anti-immigration, and, especially in later iterations, Nordicism, anti-Catholicism, and anti-Semitism, historically expressed through terrorism aimed at groups or individuals whom they opposed.
a person's behavior and appearance, often contrasted with their true character (i.e. their interior).
turn into or treat as a commodity (a useful or valuable thing, such as water or time).
using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor.
of or occurring every day; daily.
Citizen: An American Lyric Questions and Answers
The Question and Answer section for Citizen: An American Lyric is a great
resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.