Example sentences for: interludes

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

  • The term "slice of life" has come to mean dreary naturalism, but for the superb Richard LaGravenese, who wrote and directed Living Out Loud , that slice includes fantasy, fairy tale connections, sultry musical interludes, bridges that lead out, and bridges that lead nowhere.

  • If he lacked imagination, he'd need an older sister whose friends slept over, plus a homemade periscope, assembled at a scout meeting during those interludes when he wasn't being fondled by the scout master, Father O'Finian.

  • The notoriously potty-mouthed rap/metal quintet matures a bit on the follow-up to its 1997 debut, Three Dollar Bill, Y'All$ . The band occasionally departs from its hard-core speed metal and ventures into "melodic interludes, user-friendly grooves, and actual harmonious vocals" (Lorraine Ali, Rolling Stone ). The lyrics, by singer Fred Durst (who clambers out of a toilet during the band's stage act), are "still the stuff of monochromatic dude talk," but sometimes they hint at something deeper--like when "the formerly promiscuous singer confesses his shame for past recreational nookie sessions" (Ali).

  • The breakdown occasions a jigsaw of memories: of an upstate New York boyhood dominated by a local-hero dad; of doomed attempts to make it in the straight world of Manhattan advertising; of romantic humiliations at the hands of perky centerfold blondes; and, finally, of dreamlike interludes in sadistic mental hospitals.


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