Example sentences for: parochialism

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

  • Hit and Run is further undercut by parochialism, especially evident in its constant use of Hollywood jargon.

  • But where Daley often drew on the worst side of ethnic Chicago--its tolerance of corruption, its parochialism and racial prejudice--Royko spoke to its better instincts.

  • It's easy to disparage auto politics as the parochialism of a post-ideological era.

  • The show makes an interesting contrast with that other Puccini retread, Miss Saigon . The latter, a British musical, relocates Madame Butterfly to the most controversial conflict of our time, paints its story on a big, sweeping canvas and has gone on to play around the world; the other brings La Bohème home to Greenwich Village, and thus further reinforces the parochialism of the New York musical, as it shrivels away to its core audience.

  • Received English is an essential part of the cultural baggage of the Cornishman or the Highlander who refuses to be confined to some sort of parochialism for life.


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