southernize

southernize

(ˈsʌðəˌnaɪz) or

southernise

vb
to make or become southern
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Between imagination and ecstasy, the proposal is to "southernize" behaviors, deterritorializing repressed and/or occult possibilities, and conceding an educational space in the direction of transgression and resistance of alternative practices, which don't submit to the historical and political conceptions based on the tradition maintained by the cult of regularities and consumable stabilities as products of a contestable order, and differentiate the aspiration which is joined to an old/new chorus, which telling stories says again: Try!
The fact that British immigrants had a higher level of slaveholding than other foreigners (though a bit lower than northerners and well below native southerners) suggests that they had less of a cultural divide to bridge in order to "Americanize" (or "southernize") than the Irish, Germans, or other foreign-born.