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21 Casualty Event Amid predictions of the end of the world And individuals who do their small part In marketplaces, schools, and airplanes To turn each other to dust, I step out of the hospital for a smoke, And think of the beautiful skin of my father. His suicide by tile In the hall he would not carpet Because it looked so “byoo- tee- ful” Took nearly three months and a few days into The New Year. He had heard Mom call from the other room When he took his bad step— And woke only to sing once To the nurses and offer Invitations to accompany him abroad. His skin

162 inciting event and quest Every story is a quest. It centers on a character who is after something im- portant and faces obstacles that will make it difficult to attain. The quest is triggered by an experience that somehow upsets the balance of the character’s life. It may be a turn for the better— an insecure writing stu- dent becomes the protégée of a famous author (Collected Stories by Donald Margulies)— or it may be a turn for the worse— a merchant in dire need of money discovers that a wealthy widow will not pay the debt her deceased husband owed him

Budapest Late 1920s Frankfurt school applying psychoanalysis to sociology/Marxism 1931 New York Psychoanalytic Institute institutes orthodox training pattern 1932 Founding of the Psychoanalytic Quarterly (orthodox second-generation American analysts) ca. 1933 Destruction of the Berlin Psychoanalytic Society and movement of signifi cant leadership fi gures to the United States 1936 Anna Freud, The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense (basic new departure for psy- choanalytic theory) 1937 Re-founding of the Partisan Review 258 / Chronological Guide to Events 1938 American

Timeline of Signifi cant Events Outbreaks Private initiatives Government actions 1893 Henry Leber Coit establishes the fi rst medical milk commission Nathan Straus opens his fi rst infant milk depot to sell pasteurized milk 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act Federal Meat Inspection Act 1919 Canned olive botulism outbreak 1924 Raw oyster typhoid fever outbreak 1930 Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act 1957 Poultry Products Inspection Act 1962 National Salmonella Surveillance Program 1963 Paul Lachance and Howard

at Quebec; their 572 / Chronology of Events Declaration of trust identifies Indian radioactive materials including thorium as Allied strategic property. 1944–45 official Indian scientists’ tour of UK and Us research establishments includes meetings with those in strategic war research; mission is made up of shanti Bhatnagar, leader, Meghnad saha, nazir Ahmed, and others. scientists Mission meets with King george to discuss royal charter for national Institute of sci- ence; saha and Bhatnagar are “interviewed” by Us intelligence agencies in 1945 after visits

xv Chronology of Events Some dates are only approximate. ca. 1625–1661 Russians settle in the Cisbaikal ca. 1638–1689 Russians settle in the Transbaikal 1635 First Jebdzundamba Khutugtu is born in Khalkha Mongolia 1644 Qing dynasty is established in China ca. mid-1600s First Buddhist yurt-temples are established in Buryatia 1689 The Treaty of Nerchinsk; Buryat-Mongol com- munities in the Lake Baikal area are fi xed as Russian subjects 1712 150 Tibetan and Mongolian lamas arrive in Buryatia 1727 The Treaty of Khyakhta fi nalizes Sino-Russian frontiers; all

82 story arc and main event Just as each character in a dramatic story has an arc of action, the whole story has an arc that results in a main event and reflects the step- by- step transition that occurs in the world of the characters from the beginning of the story to the end. The main event is the single most important thing that happens and is typ- ically caused by someone pursuing an important goal and either succeeding or failing to achieve it. In Paula Vogel’s The Mineola Twins, for example, twin sisters overcome thirty years of opposition to unite

104 n N F O U R Dance Events and Freedom Ronggeng embody the feminine contradiction between goddess and whore by performing flexible-rhythm singing while dancing to a metered accompaniment, and ideologies of power are modeled in the ambiguity of the drumming’s leading and following the dancers. The third essential piece of a dance event is the potential for dancing by male par- ticipants who perceive themselves to be free of constraints. The male participants themselves dance the contradiction that regulates their daily lives: maintaining a sense of self

because the history of plant life is extremely complex and begins with the evolution of the first living things, estimated to be as old as 3.6 billion years (fig. 1.1). Nevertheless, eight events in the history of plant life loom as mon- umental in their consequences on all forms of life. These are (1) the evolution of the first cellular forms of life, (2) the origin and develop- ment of photosynthetic cells, (3) the evolution of multicellularity in prokaryotic microorganisms, (4) the first appearance of eukaryotic cells (organisms with organelles and the capacity