Example sentences for: absurdist

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

  • ), their relationship becomes a bleak, absurdist parody of all artists and their moneymen.

  • Critics applaud the selection of the absurdist Italian playwright, even while calling him the "most obscure Nobel winner" in years (David Streitfeld, the Washington Post ). Fo's work, especially Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1970), is celebrated for combining trenchant left-wing satire with slapstick humor "reminiscent of vintage Marx Brothers" (Rick Lyman, the New York Times ). Conservative critics echo the Vatican, which condemned the choice of the anti-clericalist and ex-Communist as an act that "has surpassed all imagination."

  • In his book The Essential Talmud , rabbi and scholar Adin Steinsaltz recounts a famous absurdist parody: A rabbi asked his disciple why the letter peh (p

  • Maybe then he'd view Guadalcanal not in an absurdist vacuum (the soldiers come, they kill and are killed, they leave) but in the larger context of a war that was among the most rational (in its aims, if not its methods) fought in the last several centuries.

  • and has kept The Hunter 's absurdist archetypal lingo--the crime syndicate goes by the name of "the Outfit"--but the film has no mythic resonances, and it has been photographed in a brackish, blue-tinted monochromatic style that's meant to be expressive but just looks cheap.


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