In other words, they fight to miscegenate
, to create a half-vampire, half-Lycan, or mixed-race being.
New Spain historian Susan Dean-Smith has argued that Spanish imperialists hoped that the paintings showed that "even racially miscegenate
populations might be made productive and orderly under the guiding, civilizing hand of their Spanish imperial masters.
129) Mayella, despite clutching to racism, still proves willing to miscegenate
in order to satisfy her desire for sexual intimacy.
Horror and Beauty in Rare Combination': The Miscegenate
Fictions of Octavia Butler.
Like the cyborg and the miscegenate
text, the posthuman body 'refuses fixity, definition, (and) boundaries' according to Naomi Jacobs, who interprets the Xenogenesis trilogy as 'a series of perspectives on posthumanity', that is, participating in 'the postmodern critique of the humanist subject: the critique of the individual as a rationally self-determining, self-defining being, and of individual identity as the source of agency'.
Brown's appreciation of the cultural ramifications of a suspect genealogy, his recasting of Christmas as a human hybrid, despite further adumbrating his own miscegenate
status, actually enables him to pass beyond suspicion.
uncontrollable, frenetic fornication producing the countless motley varieties of interbreeding, with the miscegenated offspring themselves then generating an ever increasing melange, "mongrelity," of self-propagating endlessly diversifying hybrid progeny: half-blood, half-caste, half-breed, cross-breed, amalgamate, intermix, miscegenate
, alvino, cabre, cafuso, castizo, cholo, chino, cob, creole, dustee, fustee, griffe, mamaluco .