Example sentences for: allegory

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

  • It is impossible not to see Kowloon Tong as an allegory.

  • Most critics, however, echo the New York Times ' Stephen Holden's verdict: "an incoherent blitz of noise, chintzy special effects and bargain-basement allegory."

  • Panning Mason & Dixon, the New Republic 's James Wood declares Thomas Pynchon's penchant for allegory tiresome and his alleged cleverness to be overwrought and heavy-handed.

  • Critics also like the way the story has been rewritten to add some psychological depth (it's now an Oedipal allegory).

  • Instead, her books get their depth from a combination of allegory and genuine human interactions that haven't been pre-chewed.


How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search

Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...
Quantcast