Example sentences for: digressions

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

  • The Island of the Colorblind is an odd book, part case study, part travelogue, part weave of digressions, but this oddness is a measure of the personality that unifies it.

  • It is also said to be more accurate and better organized, with fewer chatty digressions.

  • Doctorow novel" (David Remnick, The New Yorker ). "This book is to 'true crime' stories what War and Peace is to most war novels" (Garry Wills, the New York Review of Books ). The major complaint: too many digressions, inflating the book to 800-plus pages.

  • Voice-over narration, once considered uncinematic, is back in style, along with novelistic asides, digressions, fantasies, and flashbacks.

  • The film, about a gay antique dealer's murder trial, is called "listless, disjointed and disconnected" (Kenneth Turan, the Los Angeles Times ). Problems: endless digressions and a "simply unfilmable" book (Mike Clark, USA Today ). Praise goes to actors John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, and Alison Eastwood--Clint's daughter, for whom critics predict stardom.


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