Example sentences for: parable

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

  • 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.

  • So in the real economy, as in the parable, productivity growth in one sector seems to have led to job gains in the other.

  • Not a whodunnit at all, it's more like a postmodern western, the parable of an unruly patriarch driven to madness by a long line of unruly patriarchs before him; an impotent vigilante in search of something--anything--to shoot.

  • The sad story of the Coalition for the Homeless, and of its decline from the moral pinnacle it once occupied, is a parable of that failure of vision.

  • In 1996, Miller's own son produced a fine film version of The Crucible , Miller's 1953 tragedy about the Salem witch trials as a parable of McCarthyism.

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