Via such an inversion of the connotation of mongrelism
to one of unique potency and capacity (inversion of the meanings of commonly derogatory European American words was a favorite rhetorical tactic of hers), Bonnin reveals the nativism of the BIA and of the American government at large (and white Americans in general) as products of fear and intractability.
Chatting to Reid about the perils of "miscegenation and mongrelism
," the pilot Doughty runs through a list of pejorative terms for people of mixed race: "Chee-chee?
In 'Border Disputes' Ellen Carol Jones discusses relations of aesthetics and politics in the anti-colonial context, as Joyce celebrates hybridity or mongrelism
in his 'chaffering allincluding most farraginous chronicle' (p.
(87) Whereas Moore and Lasker-Schuler adopt male, neutral, or bigendered names, Loy chooses pseudonyms that highlight her femininity and her mongrelism
. Miller offers a suggestive and probing analysis of Loy's self-exploratory name games.
Words and phrases like pollution, unclean, the mire of mongrelism
, and the abomination of miscegenation were applied to racial mixing, yet sexual congress between the races continued to be part of Southern life (Mencke 108).