Chast


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Chast

A Russian unit of dry volume approximately equivalent to 109.33 cubic centimeters. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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Therefore, the first section of this article closely examines the introduction to Chast's memoir in order to set the stage for a critical engagement with some of t he topics and concepts that have been proposed both for the study of comics as a narrative medium and for the framing of aging as a positive experience to be managed.
An only child, Chast felt very much the outsider to her parents' soul-mate coupledom.
The New Yorker piece begins with Chast's family's shared complicity in avoiding talk of the future, then moves rapidly through her parents' difficult childhoods; their hoarding tendencies, trust issues, and increasing inability to care for themselves; the euphemistic absurdity and painful necessity of moving them into assisted living, or "The Place," as Chast labels it; her father's surrender to death; her mother's persistent refusal to die; and her parents' cremains, which she still keeps in her clothes closet.
Roz Chast: I used to love to draw things that made me laugh or made friends laugh.
His plea that Cynthia "the chast wombe informe with timely seed" (386) is prefaced by a reminder of her own dalliance with Endymion, the "Latmian shephard" who, in this account, seduced her with "a fleece of woll" (380, 379).
(27.) Arkhiv SPbGMA, Nauchnaia chast' [Scientific Section], delo 23, l.
He begins with ten possible reasons why cartoons get rejected, with examples, then profiles New Yorker cartoonists--including Robert Leighton, Jack Zeigler, Roz Chast, Leo Culum, and J.C.
2 this is referred to as "Chabot, Chast.," in the text of the article as "CHAB, Chast.," and in the bibliography as "Chab, Chast." Similarly.
It was a privilege to hear and see Roz Chast's "Theories of Everything" at the Eugene Library on the day after April Fool's Day.
(12.) Vladimirskie gubernskie vedomosti, 25 July 1914, chast' neoffitsialnaia, 1.
Vives describes how easily she can acquire "an yll name," (21) clearly as great a hazard as ill deeds, especially as evidenced in his list of widowly virtues: "chast, honest, of good fame, and vertuous." (22) He conjures up the fragility of a widow's reputation in a second marriage as a particular disincentive: "if thy stepson be sicke, or his heed ake, thou shalte be diffamed for a witche ...
Belinskii, "Stikhotvoreniia Aleksandra Pushkina: Chast' chetvertaia." http://az.lib.ru/b/ belinskij_w_g/text 1740.shtml (accessed 5 September 2010).