Example sentences for: parable

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

  • But that is not the ultimate point of my parable.

  • In The Last Thing He Wanted , Didion gets to the bottom of the mystery for once, and a parable that had long since begun to seem world-weary becomes unexpectedly gripping.

  • Even our little parable reveals possibilities that no amount of investigative reporting could uncover.

  • Dario Fo's play Accidental Death of an Anarchist proved that the Grouchoesque clown could be an anarchic avenger, driving fascists to apoplexy; and Lina Wertmuller's Seven Beauties (1976), however gross and ham-handed, at least suggested that a concentration camp could function as a legitimate setting for a black-comic parable about a parasite's struggle to survive at all costs.

  • Perhaps the biggest objection to my hot-dog parable is that final bit about the famous journalist.

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