Example sentences for: dionysian

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

  • The division seems like a version of the one drawn by Friedrich Nietzsche in The Birth of Tragedy between Apollonian and Dionysian art.

  • Dionysian is limited as a means of ordering the world.

  • Still, I think Miller's somewhat overheated "Dionysian" riff does make an important point: that even a music with the crassest commercial aims can have liberating, transformative effects in the world.

  • The Dionysian comes from Dionysius, the god of wine and fertility, who was worshipped with drunken orgies in the woods at which nonparticipants were ripped to pieces.

  • The Apollonian line begins with Washington Irving, the Dionysian with James Fenimore Cooper.

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