Example sentences for: penelope

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

  • The contributors to Personal Names are Kelsie B. Harder, Herbert Barry & Aylene S. Harper, A. Ross Eckler, Penelope Scambly Schott, and Dorothy E. Litt. Harder's Literary Names Mainstreamed As Given Names is very insightful: How many parents realize that the currently popular Jennifer is derived from Guinevere (King Arthur's adulterous queen) or that the name Pamela became popular through Samuel Richardson's Pamela; or Virtue Rewarded (1740)?

  • (Not surprisingly, the least dismissive big-name child-care expert is a woman, Penelope Leach.)

  • Book -- The Blue Flower , by Penelope Fitzgerald;

  • The paper by Penelope Scambly Schott, Rosamond: Poison and Contamination gives a neat example of historical confusion based on the fate of another individual with the same name.

  • With a $43 million budget, it is, minute for minute, the most expensive TV show ever, and also features a shocking amount of sex--as Odysseus, Armand Assante sleeps with Penelope (Greta Scacchi), Circe (Bernadette Peters), and Calypso (Vanessa Williams).

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