Example sentences for: pathos

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

  • As in Shakespeare in Love, we get smart fun and pathos too.

  • As a result of the painstaking centimeter-by-centimeter recovery of the fragmentary but still powerful traces of the “real Leonardo,” we can now see, for example, that Philip (third to the right) has an expression of acute grief rather than the simpering pathos left by “restorers” who presumed to improve on the original.

  • Paintings that seem at first sight to be sober treatments of an enduring order turn out on closer inspection to have pockets of deep pathos or subtle humor.

  • And yet, these sad-faced, cigar-munching Amos and Andy figures--which seem to date from the time when white actors yielded to black in those roles--have a racially ambiguous pathos.

  • By taking him and Carmela seriously, by making them neither monsters nor the butt of jokes, the writers grant them dignity and pathos.

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