Example sentences for: affliction

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

  • The affliction of Christopher Hitchens, the triumph of various ball clubs.

  • That is, the doctor is not supposed to express his loathing or disgust at the manifestations of some horrible affliction, nor is it deemed proper for him to assume an accusatory posture reflected in expressions like, What a fool you are for having exposed yourself to the Malay waste-away !

  • Movie-- Affliction ;

  • "Taking his cue from writers like Don DeLillo and Philip K. Dick, who successfully blurred the lines between serious and popular novels, Lethem is like a kid in a candy store, grabbing all the tasty plots and gimmicks he can" (Albert Mobilio, the New York Times Book Review ). The heart of the book is the protagonist's affliction and his constant verbal outbursts, which form "a barrage of sheer rhetorical invention that has tour de force written all over it; it's an amazing stunt, and, just when you think the well is running dry, Lethem keeps on topping himself" ( Kirkus Reviews ). A few call the punning Joycean literary outbursts unrealistic, but most just take them in stride, admiring the "highly artificial, flamboyantly bizarre world that constantly upstages its genre format ...

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