half-caste


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half-caste

Offensive a person having parents of different races, esp the offspring of a European and an Indian
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21) Clarke plays the part of a 'half-caste' Indigenous man, but it doesn't matter to Chauvel or to audiences that he is a white man in masquerade, as the half-caste is well on his way to 'whiteness' and the Indigenous is already being 'written out'.
Their only hope of vengeance and redemption is a half-caste (Keanu Reeves) who they had once rejected.
Whenever a character in Lord Jim needs to be unfavorably compared to the protagonist, he is made to be either non-European, half-caste, or of indeterminate racial origin--indeed, all three categories are effectively collapsed in the narrative to privilege the idea of white racial purity.
Particularly useful is Salesa's framing of the half-caste as neither liminal nor marginal but as "integral to the extension and substantiation of rule" (131).
Similarly, it takes scarcely a snap of the fingers for Julie's disapproving folks to come around, for the girls to recruit longest-ranged half-caste cousin Kay (Shari Sebbens) as a fourth member, and for Dave to convince the skeptical Gall that their calling lies in racy Motown music, as opposed to sleepy country ditties.
Maugham combines Schomberg's hotel in Surabaya and Heyst's island refuge in the half-caste Horn's seedy hotel in Pago Pago.
First missionary then government agent, Hagenauer is notorious in VictorianAboriginal history for his part in the drafting of the Half-Caste Act of 1886, which drove "half-caste" Aborigines from the mission stations into the racialist world of colonial society.
And did anyone really seriously think that certain people would ever allow the presumed future king of England to have an illegitimate, Moslem, half-caste, half-brother?
The book simply focuses on sad little Mary, an Aboriginal girl who lives on a red and dusty cattle station and suffers ostracism because she is half-caste (sic).
While some whites were prepared to believe that a half-caste could combine the good qualities of both parents, others tended to assume the reverse.
3) The vast majority of half-castes were half-caste Maori-Europeans, who were further distinguished on the basis of those who lived as Maori (i.
Kidman and Jackman sparkle together and the narrative threads are pulled together by Brandon Walters as half-caste boy Nullah.