Example sentences for: incest

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

  • Two very old romances still sung in the Southwest are “La Delgadina,” which deals with incest, and “La Aparición,” which dates from the fifteenth century in Spain.

  • October did choose to release The Celebration , a Danish dysfunctional family drama that treats matters of incest and perversion with a tad more taste.

  • Rural incest.

  • The Washington Post 's Jonathan Yardley defends his attack on Kathryn Harrison's incest memoir against novelist Tobias Wolff's claims that he was motivated by his animus toward memoir as a genre: "The truth, as opposed to Wolff's self-serving fantasy, is that my objections to 'The Kiss' have absolutely nothing to do with its being a memoir per se, or even with its being one of those 'personal writings that have recently found favor with readers.

  • In the former case, incest was a symptom of decadence, in the latter it's just rural isolation and the lack of dating opportunities.

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