Example sentences for: pathos

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

  • And yet, these sad-faced, cigar-munching Amos and Andy figures--which seem to date from the time when white actors yielded to black in those roles--have a racially ambiguous pathos.

  • Carey is, deservedly, a great hero of New Labor, yet a certain pathos clouds his achievements.

  • The collection covers the same ground as her two previous books--the immigrant and biracial experience in America--and she covers it with "equal measures of pathos and wry fun ...

  • Lines such as "I am the self-consumer of my woes" have a distinction and force that need no propping up by the pathos of the life behind the writing.

  • Having milked the trial for pathos, the media applauded the judge for instructing prosecutors not to manipulate the jury's emotions.

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