Examples of trilogy in a Sentence
the last book in the trilogy
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After rereading James Farrell's Studs Lonigan trilogy recently, McNaughton was struck by how history keeps recurring.
Back in the original trilogy days, there were three years between Skywalker saga episodes, and 16 years between Return of the Jedi and the first prequel The Phantom Menace.
The Lucasfilm Story Group's boffins are tying together the franchise's two main trilogies, doubling down on what many thought to be beyond salvaging.
The band decided to go about releasing them in a segmented, trilogy-like way to stretch new music throughout the year.
Same for any Sony Pictures films, particularly the Tobey Maguire trilogy of Spider-man films.
Both Sean and Mackenzie are actors, with Sean best known for his movie roles in The Goonies, Rudy, and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Mackenzie for his roles in the TV series The Facts of Life and in the movies In Love and War and Iron Will.
Between R2-D2’s chipper adventuresomeness and C-3PO’s dweeby detail obsession was found the ethos of the original trilogy.
And that’s especially true for a prequel Solo: A Star Wars Story, which builds on the audience’s knowledge of Han Solo, and lays the groundwork for some of the events of the original trilogy.
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Dozens of tragic trilogies were written for the Greek stage, though only one, Aeschylus's great Oresteia (consisting of Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, *and *The Eumenides), has survived complete. Authors in later years have occasionally chosen to create trilogies to allow themselves to develop a highly complex story or cover a long span of time. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings wasn't actually intended as a trilogy, but since it was published in three volumes it's usually called one. George Lucas's three original Star Wars movies are an example of a film trilogy (which he followed many years later by another).
TRILOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trilogy for English Language Learners
: a series of three novels, movies, etc., that are closely related and involve the same characters or themes
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