1(plant)a good cropper — una planta de buen rendimiento
- an early cropper — una planta que da frutos temprano
2(person)trabajador agrícola masculinetrabajadora agrícola feminine
- The authors protest the exploitation of croppers in general and white croppers in particular.
- Their analogy between slavery and sharecropping provides a specialized instance of the objectification of croppers in the book.
- Concentrating on catalogues of objects such as houses, clothing, household furnishings, and food helped the authors make visible the invisible economic system that oppressed the croppers.
- Representing croppers who aspired to the middle class (whether accurate or not) was essential to the sentimentalism of the documentary form.
- They complete the transformation of croppers into objects by casting them as ‘slaves’ in need of ‘emancipation.’
- The vast gulf in experience between readers and subjects made identifying with the croppers virtually impossible.
- Census data shows that more croppers were black than white, but economic and agricultural conditions in the Depression caused a great many white farmers to become tenants or croppers.
- While the rate of white tenancy increased in the period covered, black croppers still outnumbered white.
- Instead of identification with the croppers based on common humanity, identification occurs between readers and authors through the shared experience of failure.
- I also got the trade of the farmers, the croppers and the hands from the outlying country.
- Instead of work allowing the cropper to consume, the work consumes the cropper.