Example sentences for: jacobean

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

  • It's even closer to a Jacobean drama of our own age: The Godfather (1972), which it emulates by cutting back-and-forth between queen and courtiers in prayer and the roundup and slaughter of Catholics on their privies, in bed with their mistresses, and so on.

  • The scene, which serves no purpose in the film's plot (though Webster will later be instrumental in stirring up the suspicion that Gwyneth Paltrow is a woman), is indeed a joke: John Webster is the name of the bloodiest of all English dramatists--the Quentin Tarantino of the Jacobean stage.

  • A previously undistinguished bit of Jacobean verse has achieved official recognition as the work of William Shakespeare.

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