Example sentences for: jeux

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

  • Since the late '70s, however, Stoppard has shown intermittent dissatisfaction with the kind of intellectual jeux d'esprit that made his name and has committed himself to a more ambitious theater of ideas.

  • Modern translingual jeux d'esprit are Mots d'Heures Gousses Rames , by Luis d'Antin von Roote (New York, 1967) in which English masquerades as French; Brigid Brophy, In Transit (London, 1969); and the ultimate: Joyce's Ulysses and Finnegans Wake with their ostensibly English yet polyvalent, transliteral letter and word groups which punningly play over no fewer than fifty to sixty languages in Cheshire-catlike, now-you-see-it-now-you-don't trompes l'oeil .

  • ARTHUR: Well, Picasso's work combines austere geometry with ebullient jocularity: even his most tormented images can seem like jeux d'esprit.

  • Jeux d'Esprit


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