Example sentences for: americanness

How can you use “americanness” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So long as minorities strike a pose of diasporan dispossession, they give tacit approval to a notion of "prior" Americanness that excludes them.

  • And with details like that, García Márquez's narrative of the kidnapping, the sequestering of the victims in their different safe houses, the efforts by the husband of one of the victims to get the president of Colombia sympathetically involved, the drawn-out negotiations, the months of incarceration, a killing, then another, the intervention of a half-mad television priest, the release of the survivors and, at last, the surrender of Escobar himself--this tale, like a tropical downpour, conjures up a brilliant leafy-green Latin Americanness.

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