Example sentences for: deconstructing

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

  • Compared with The Postman , the other big holiday movies-- As Good As It Gets , Amistad , Good Will Hunting , Deconstructing Harry , Titanic , et al.

  • Deconstructing Martha

  • Deconstructing Harry was one of the most joyless, excruciating moviegoing experiences I've ever had, and I'm glad to know I'm not the only person who thought Boogie Nights was wildly overhyped (for a movie that was declared "brilliantly original," it sure looked derivative to me--there was hardly a shot or sequence in the film that didn't echo a similar, usually superior, shot or sequence in another film).

  • "In 1997," Rafferty writes, "independent movie after independent movie arrived in theaters on waves of critical admiration, and moviegoers unaccustomed to the peculiar moral universe of indie-ness must have emerged from these experiences deeply perplexed: wondering, perhaps, how the reviewers who carped about studio films like Steven Spielberg's majestic, flawed Amistad could embrace wholeheartedly stuff as dubious as Deconstructing Harry , The Sweet Hereafter , Boogie Nights , [and] In the Company of Men ." Rafferty correctly identifies indie film's "air of smugness."

  • Deconstructing ? Why on earth would anyone not a member of the Modern Language Association want to use an academic buzzword that has been the butt of so many jokes?


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