companion piece


Definition of companion piece

: a work (as of literature) that is associated with and complements another

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Recent Examples on the Web Hernandez is also working on a documentary, sort of an unofficial companion piece. Joey Guerra,, "Music, politics, fideo: Book explores the life of singer Little Joe Hernandez," 28 June 2020 However, visitors and music fans will still have the website as a companion piece. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame hits digital high note during pandemic," 16 May 2020 In many ways, Garbus’ narrative feature debut is the perfect companion piece to the never-ending stream of true crime content teasing our morbid fascination with the tortured psyche of serial killers. Anne Cohen,, "Netflix’s Lost Girls Is An Anti-True Crime Movie," 16 Mar. 2020 Read on for a list of the books that inspired seven of this year’s biggest awards contenders, and that make worthy companion pieces to those films — and frankly, just worthy reads in their own right. Tyler Aquilina,, "7 books to read this Oscar season before you see the movie," 21 Nov. 2019 Although the Senate is expected to hold a hearing on a companion piece today, not a single hearing has been held on the House bill. Leila Atassi, cleveland, "Statehouse sexism thwarts bill to abolish Ohio’s statute of limitations on rape," 21 Feb. 2020 Antonio’s bill has bipartisan support; so does House Bill 279, a companion piece of legislation sponsored by Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron). Andrea Simakis, cleveland, "Trauma of rape doesn’t expire so why should statute of limitations?— Andrea Simakis," 8 Dec. 2019 Heitkamp said a new companion piece to the bill, the Not Invisible Act, has helped broaden the scope of the initiative and address concerns raised by Goodlatte. Author: Dave Kolpack, Anchorage Daily News, "Stalled bill to help solve indigenous cold cases gains new traction in Congress," 30 Nov. 2019 The collection, a companion piece to Roach’s memoir of the same name, is the veteran artist's third set to impact to top 50. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "Tones And I's 'Dance Monkey' Equals All-Time Australian Chart Record," 11 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of companion piece

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Companion piece.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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