AGOOM Vocab. Period 2. Farce. “Old men with guns waiting for old men with guns, fix, but isn’t that a farce?”. Farce - a light, humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character. . Christen( ed ).
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“I christened him,” Auguste said. “I’m his parrian. You must know how I feel.”
to receive into the Christian church by baptism; baptize.
“So I’m a vigilante now, huh, Gi-bear” Fix asked him.
a member of a vigilance committee. any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by avenging a crime.
“Now you desecrate the bed with your body upon it.”
Desecrate - to divest of sacred or hallowed character or office.
trivial, unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential, petty, minor, of little/no account, of little/no consequence,
Definition - parish
an area in Louisiana that is like a county
Front porch: porch
I went out on the wes` garry and looked down the quarters but you couldn’t see a thing down there for all the weeds. pg.11
I supposed she felt that since we were all conspirators together, one was no better than the others, so she just started dishing out the sandwiches to the first person she got to, and fussing all the time.
People who take part in a plot
Used in the book: “Rooster was yellow with nappy black hair, Clabber was white, with nappy white hair.” page 51
“She has thick, but nappy hair”.
Hair that is kinky in texture.
“she said she believed they was headed toward the old Mulatto place,because she heard them saying something about Jacob Aguillard.”
Mulatto: is a term used to refer to a person who is born from one white parent and one black parent, or more broadly, a person of any proportion of noticeable European and African ancestry. In the broadest sense, it is applied to persons of Black and White ancestry.
“A Cajun’s dead over there at Marshall. Laying on his back in Mathu’s yard. Now you know”
Cajun: is word to describe a person of French, Spanish, African, and Native American ancestry living in the southern part of the U.S.