Paperhanger


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Paperhanger

A painter or decorator who specializes in hanging wall coverings.
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Significantly, in "The Paperhanger," looking up at down--and the familiar vernacular variation, "been down so long, down looks up to me"--is discernible in the relationship between horizontality and verticality, which join ambiguity and violence as this story's signal narrative devices.
Finally, don't hesitate to ask your professional paperhanger to provide certification of insurance covering workers' compensation, property damage, and personal liability.
One minute Zeineb was playing games and ignoring a quarrel between her mother and the paperhanger about the quality of his work.
She was a scaled-down clone of the mother, the mother viewed through the wrong end of a telescope, and the paperhanger suspected that as she grew neither her features nor her expression would alter, she would just grow larger, like something being aired up with a hand pump.
48) When Cardinal Mundelein of Chicago referred to Hitler as "an Austrian paperhanger, and a poor one at that," and the German government protested to the Vatican, Pius XI refused to rebuke the Cardinal; on the contrary, he praised him.
The Sixties is packed with memorable snapshots of friends: of Auden, fumbling with his galley pages during a Cambridge poetry reading, "a little like one of those comic paperhanger acts"; of the Wellesley English professors Wilson mistakes "for entomologists who resembled the insects they studie.
Working-class graffiti were added by Louise DeSalvo's rabble-rousing opening speech to the 1992 conference about the class bias in Woolf's portrait of the one-armed paperhanger in To the Lighthouse; but the various Virginia slyly evaded the class issue and emerged queerly (and triumphantly) from that conference as a lesbian.
Vin was a self-employed paperhanger and painter who graduated from South High School.
William Gay worked for thirty years as a carpenter, housepainter, and paperhanger before publishing The Long Home" Franklin writes.
Chris Cassidy, 19, is one of three finalists selected by the Painting and Decorating Association to compete in the annual Apprentice Paperhanger of the Year competition.
If you're a novice paperhanger or fall in love with a super-expensive paper, consider hiring a pro.