Example sentences for: adele

How can you use “adele” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Abandoned by Mohammed Atassi, Ann Stevenson joined her magnificently deluded mother, Adele, in a compensatory fantasy of escape and renewal.

  • Here is how, in the novel, Adele August describes to her teen-age daughter Ann her first date with Dr. Spritzer (the scene in the movie is nearly identical):

  • A few chapters after that, Adele is taking Ann on rides past Dr. Spritzer's apartment and saying things like "I'd like to tell his psychiatrist a thing or two."

  • Where Adele brought the fiercest, most infantile needs to maternity, Mary is the mother as mellow flower child.

  • The style is naturalistic; the plot is your basic love triangle, with a lesbian twist: Adele, whose butch forthrightness makes her an obvious stand-in for Stein, falls for a frustrating coquette, Helen, who returns her love but can't commit because she's already beholden to Mabel, a rich, withered-spinster type.


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