Woodville," which I thought a little overfamiliar
as an assertion of equality from a person in her position to a person in mine.
Before chancing upon James Smithson's contributions, the concept of giving had a very narrow, overfamiliar
meaning to me: Random donation vouchers for short-term causes, irregular volunteering experiences, or offering foods and used clothes.
It could be argued that his contemporaries would have referred to him by his first name, but it is well documented that many used his full name, and it seems overfamiliar
of presentday authors to associate themselves with the appellations of his contemporaries.
31) Poetry demonstrates forgetful recollection when its mnemonic patterning, often in a wistful attempt to suspend or reverse time, suppresses plotted causality; just so, overfamiliar
anthology favorites may be misremembered if their formal strategies allow them to enter the canon in an artificially purified state, subject to readings that likewise impose or pursue timelessness by detaching them from the historical circumstances of their production.
But this doesn't necessarily mean we want to go to a 'family' restaurant, with its forced jollity, the paraphernalia of fun, the overfamiliar
servers, the half-priced burgers, the abundance of all things fried and dipped in ketchup and margaritas for the adults to wash away, even for a brief moment, the anguish of parenthood.
Fourth officials will be ordered not to become too chatty or overfamiliar
with managers during matches in order to maintain their neutrality.
My theory, that viewing the overfamiliar
as a form of alien landscape would transform it, is undone by the pointlessness of endless orbiting, by the road's history, by its resistance to nostalgia, and by its theology.
Rather, my generation of scholars is, if anything, overfamiliar
with earlier accounts of "communal pleasure" and "subversion" in cultural studies, where they are very far from new and indeed probably still normative.
You were grossly overfamiliar
with her, seeking to encourage her to expose her breasts to you.
Rather oddly titled for what's basically a sentimental family pic, "Sex, Death and Bowling" mixes numerous formulaic, overfamiliar
elements that never quite gel.
Put Bush up against Clinton and he erases some of her potential liabilities, because they're also his: all the reminders of yesterday, all the time spent in a bubble of privilege, all the unshakable allegiances to overfamiliar
There have been so many department store pilgrimages to see Father Christmas that my girls are overfamiliar