A social category that consists of white workers who are often poor and work in terrible conditions.
Low Term Timeline in The Water Dancer
The timeline below shows where the term Low appears in The Water Dancer. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...who lead the agents through this training regime are all white, some Quality and some Low. Meanwhile, Hiram also resumes his studies with Mr. Fields, picking up where they left off... (full context)
...very young. He was a natural rebel, and Harriet learned Conduction from him. Enslavers and low whites would try to restrain him, but Abe always escaped, humiliating them. A white man... (full context)
...as they are inside, Corrine exchanges coded words with the clerk, and Hawkins and two low white men immediately lock the door and draw the blinds. To his astonishment, Hiram realizes... (full context)