Questions tagged [annie-virginia-culbertson]

Questions about the works of Annie Virginia Culbertson or her life as a writer.

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What is the dialect in "The Origin of White Folks" and what does it add to the poem?

I found "The Origin of White Folks" by Annie Virginia Culbertson (it's pretty far down the page) while reading a news article and became intrigued by its accent. The poem is clearly written ...