How to use Juster in a sentence
Though many of the puns and idioms might go over the heads of younger readers, older children who like language might enjoy writing their own short passages with puns or mimicking Juster's wordplay in other ways.
Juster has a great affinity for puns and wordplay, which show up constantly in his novel.
The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norman Juster (the author of The Phantom Tollbooth) is the 2006 Caldecott Award winner.
Burke and Grattan were anxious that provision should be made for the education of Irish Roman Catholic priests at home, to preserve them from the contagion of Jacobinism in France; Wolfe Tone, "with an incomparably juster forecast," as Lecky observes, "advocated the same measure for exactly opposite reasons."
The hue and cry of the critics largely died away, and was replaced by a calmer and juster appreciation.Advertisement
Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth is one of the best-loved children's chapter books of all time and is treasured by both kids and adults worldwide.
Juster's masterpiece is typically classified as an adventure novel.
It was reserved for Finlay to depict, with greater knowledge and a juster perception, the lights and shades of Byzantine history.
A juster view of early history is probably obtained by thinking of the countries round the Mediterranean as interacting on one another than by separating Palestine and Asia Minor as Asiatic.
Probably no writer ever possessed a juster view of the relative importance of men and things.Advertisement
But even supposing $1,000,000,000 to be a juster estimate according to present-day values, it is probable that the increase of this since 1790 has been more than a hundredfold and since 1850 (since when such data have been gathered by the census) about fifteenfold.
It was not the aim of the Constituent Assembly to pauperize or annihilate the Church; it purposed to reorganize it on a juster basis.
In addition, we may also count among recent gains a juster method of judging such a book.
John C. Fremont had explored the region in 1842-1843 (and unofficially in later years for railway routes), and gave juster reports of the country to the world than his predecessors.
History was to him, as it had been to Cicero, a school for morals; but he had perhaps a juster conception than Ranke of the breadth and scope of the historian's field.Advertisement
His first plan was to continue the work, already initiated by his predecessor Tourny, of making a fresh survey of the land (cadastre), in order to arrive at a juster assessment of the taille; he also obtained a large reduction in the contribution of the province.
No writer shows a juster scorn of all mere rhetoric and exaggeration.