If Hemingway's erotic fixation on black women, particularly their "long, clean niggery
legs" reveals his fetishization (GHOA 249), his deployment of "metaphysical condensation" allows him to collapse people into animals, which, as Morrison (68) has argued, prevents human contact and exchange.
Mitchell remarks in a scene leading up to Scarlett O'Hara's climatic vow "not to ever go hungry" again that, "The faint niggery
smell which crept from the cabin increased her nausea and, without strength to combat it, she kept on retching miserably while the cabins and trees revolved swiftly around her" (420).
Elsewhere we find other stereotypes as well as the use of words and phrases such as "darkies" and "noisy niggery
street fairs" again in "The Ice Palace" (Short Stories 54, 50), "nigger songs" in "The Last of the Belles" (1929; Short Stories 451), and "niggerish feet" in "Crazy Sunday" (1932; Short Stories 704).