Example sentences for: peirce

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

  • Peirce's triumph is to make these scenes at once exuberant (occasionally hilarious) and foreboding, so that all the seeds of Brandon's killing are right there on the screen.

  • Dewey himself liked Peirce's definition of truth as the "opinion" on which all investigators are "fated to be agreed."

  • In a telephone interview, Boys Don't Cry director and co-writer Kimberly Peirce says that Lana told her that "she knew Brandon was a girl the first time she met him."

  • Critics can't say enough good things about the film: It is "audacious, accomplished" (Emanuel Levy, Variety ), "a delicately conceived, fearless film" that is like "a long tragic poem" (David Denby, The New Yorker ), "one of the year's best" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). The New York Times ' Maslin calls it a "stunning debut feature" for director Kimberly Peirce, and Entertainment Weekly 's Owen Gleiberman calls Hilary Swank, a Beverly Hills 90210 veteran who plays Brandon, "extraordinary."

  • Boys Don't Cry 's Peirce struggled over whether or not to place Lana at the murder scene.


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