9 thoughts on “ In Passing ”

  1. May 30,  · Passing has been the subject of memoirs, novels, essays, and films. Nella Larsen's novel "Passing" is arguably the most famous work of fiction on the subject. In the novel, a fair-skinned black woman, Irene Redfield, discovers that her racially ambiguous childhood friend, Clare Kendry, has crossed the color line—leaving Chicago for New.
  2. Racial passing occurs when a person classified as a member of one racial group is accepted ("passes") as a member of another. Historically, the term has been used primarily in the United States to describe a person of color or of multiracial ancestry who assimilated into the white majority to escape the legal and social conventions of racial segregation and discrimination.
  3. Sep 27,  · In Passing is a collaboration between seven different filmmakers from around the world in response to Jesse Richards' Remodernist Film Manifesto/10(1).
  4. ‘Mention in passing that your beauty salon is really near the office.’ ‘There was talk of his daughter who was a friend of the abused girl I referred to just now, but she was only mentioned in passing.’.
  5. Definition of passing. (Entry 1 of 3): the act of one that passes or causes to pass especially: death sense 1a. in passing.: by the way: incidentally.
  6. Discover NFL pro football player player passing stats and rankings by passing yards on FOX Sports.
  7. "Passing" by Nella Larsen was a very poignant and powerful read. It explores the concept of passing which is basically pretending to be someone you're not for your own personal, selfish gain. Ms. Larsen's achieves this through her two main characters, both African-American women, Irene and Clare/5(K).
  8. in passing; incidentally; on the part of; parenthetically; relating to; speaking of; while on the subject; with reference to.
  9. Synonyms of in passing. by way of interjection or digression. Alfred mentioned in passing that he used to be a flight instructor.

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