Example sentences for: imagination

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

  • In this book Sacks makes it clear how much this owes to the works he read as a child, how the passion, clarity, and warmth of Victorian botanists and zoologists--Darwin above all--formed his imagination.

  • The helplessness of Lucia in this fantasy, and the idea of "Bacchus ravisht by his tree," may make us uneasy on feminist grounds; but the corrective reality of the last line--the physical fact of the helpless erection--corrects and undermines the imagination's unreal fantasy of domination.

  • It is difficult to leap from this to Motion's settled opinion that Keats "interpret[ed] writing as a humanitarian mission," or that "he is always engaged with the 'Liberal side of the Question,' even when sinking most deeply into the imagination."

  • What imagination she had was almost entirely theoretical.

  • It rests on a contradiction: It demystifies skill and imagination, and yet relies on artists having privileged elective powers.


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