a.1.Pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Creoles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The first reports on the Western Association of Writers, a mostly Indiana group that Chopin chides for "clinging to past and conventional standards, [for] an almost Creolean sensitiveness to criticism and a singular ignorance of, or disregard for, the value of the highest art forms."(1) The group's provincialism, Chopin suggests, prevents it from realizing that "there is a very, very big world lying not wholly in northern Indiana." But to ensure that her criticism of local writing here is not itself read provincially, Chopin continues to describe the world good fiction must attempt to configure: "nor does it lie at the antipodes, either.