Example sentences for: imagery

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

  • (Careful feminist writers avoid unthinking use of imagery redolent of colonialism and militarism.)

  • Most impressive is the ancient wooden Temple of the Holy Mother (Shengmudian), with life-sized statues reflecting a real humanity, rather than the customarily formal Buddhist imagery.

  • One comes away from the exhibit with a sense of the power of raw imagery that one may not have felt since the grade-school days of reading illicit comics when one was supposed to be learning the dates of battle sequences through history.

  • How will he (to quote his book) "break through the stereotypes and freely access the associations and imagery ...

  • It can't, of course, which is the problem with mainstream horror pictures: The more deliriously abstract and unhinged their imagery, the more of a clunk there is when the evil actually materializes and the genre conventions kick in.


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