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For instance, Louis Owens laments that "Archilde has been dragged helplessly into the mountains by Elise, a mixedblood who prefers white dances, drinking, and sex (with sensible fears of 'syph') to the ceremonies of her Indian relations, and that once in the mountains he makes no choice at all but simply falls prey to circumstances manipulated by the impulsive Elise" (73).
The booklet personified gonorrhoea and syphilis as two adult women named "Gonnie" ("she'll fix you up anytime!") and "Syph" ("Boy!