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.

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

  • 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."

  • He's the multimillionaire founder of a biotech company, and the mother-daughter pair in pursuit of him are hippie drifters, who whimper for their chance at legitimacy and reliable love where Adele and Ann howled and scratched.

  • Her mother, Joanne Simpson, is widely assumed to be a prototype for Adele August, the exuberantly selfish mother in Anywhere But Here ; her brother, Apple Computer's Steve Jobs, is similarly thought to be a prototype for Tom Owens, the biotech mogul in her last novel, A Regular Guy . (To read an ambivalent Harvard Advocate article by Simpson's niece, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, about her own story's being appropriated in the latter work, click here.)

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