Example sentences for: incest

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

  • In the New York Times Book Review , Kathryn Harrison, the author of a forthcoming memoir about incest with her father, accuses Mia Farrow of cashing in with a memoir "that will satisfy a Peeping Fan readership."

  • But you'd think, judging from the press, that recent authors of memoirs had called incest or alcoholism or any number of species of abuse into being by writing about them.

  • After a barrage of vicious pans, two critics defend The Kiss, Kathryn Harrison's incest memoir.

  • Though it has flaws (Egoyan's decision to romanticize the father-daughter incest blunted the force of the ending), The Sweet Hereafter has none of the insufferable smugness found in so much indie film in this Sundance era.

  • The cultural perception of what is taboo changes, from the Victorian avoidance of a word like leg , to the current sanction of television advertising of gear for the incontinent and menstruating, to the blatant public discussion of rape, incest, and other actions formerly anathema.


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