Examples of exposition in a Sentence
- This is not an easy book, and the reader may find the layers of detail challenging. There are long expositions of the knotty tangles of monarchical lineage, and the necessary chronicle of historical events occasionally consumes the novel's narrative drive. —Lucy Lethbridge, Commonweal, 23 Oct. 2009
- He is masterly in absorbing information and masterful in organizing it—skeptical of fashion, clear in exposition, fluent in communication, unremittingly scholarly. —Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, New York Times Book Review, 11 June 2000
- Although they were invited to use an early X ray machine on display at the exposition, they turned down the offer, and they never found the bullet. —T. Burton Smith, American Heritage, September 1992
The subject requires some exposition.
a clear exposition of his ideas
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Character motivations still make no sense (Burnham, evil Georgiou is not subject to political asylum) and an entire intergalactic war is almost invisible to the audience, simply summed up in big, sweeping moments of exposition.
Accompanied by her acoustic guitar, the lyrics to her own song were like musical Cliffs Notes, pulling salient lines and skipping the exposition.
Brooks Hall is distressingly inadequate and still leaves San Francisco unprepared for major conventions and expositions.
The Greatest Show kicks off in the film in Moulin Rouge-y, foot-stomping fashion, but the rousing overture gives way to A Million Dreams, a too-quick musical exposition dump regarding P.T.'s and Charity’s childhoods and backstory.
Should the book be a dual biography of Wheeler and Feynman or an exposition of their ideas?
Brown considers only four elements in his peripatetic exposition on beer but each is examined to the molecular level.
With President Xi Jinping’s contribution to the Chinese Communist Party’s ideological canon now enshrined in the party’s constitution, the nation can expect waves of expositions on their leader’s philosophy.
After the exhilarating opening, the play begins to sag under the weight of lots of exposition, sometimes garbled by accents that come and go -- from adult and child actors alike.
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