He doesn't like English poetry, he finds it very banal.
Is it banal to dress up as a 1965 hippie?
It was a banal, yet apparently necessary, observation about British society today.
The store was filled with banal, mass-produced objects.
The banal realities of the film industry really do determine what we see on the screen.
The south, I sense, finds this rather banal.
I try to avoid being banal when sitting in an interview.
He repeated the banal questions she asked the housemates on Friday night including the absurd '"How would you like to be remembered?"
As for Tiger's play-off secret - he made it sound almost banal.
He struts his banal clichéd image and sets out to alter its course according to his inner world.
Banal lyrics with meaning and worth is another essential weapon in a jazz singer's armory.
Not everything works; for example, "Rock Star" is a pretty banal song.
Some artwork does not interest me, especially if it is banal.
How can you stand to listen to banal music without getting tired of it?
You can not be banal if you want to stand out to a publisher.
Everyday reality is often banal for most individuals.
"You look nice," is banal; "Pardon me, but I have to tell you how great that fabric looks in this sunlight," is unusual.
Note how the author's seemingly banal insights into his own life come together to form a coherent, devastating whole.
When Greenblatt discusses the sources of Shakespeare 's inspiration, they are often stunningly banal and overly speculative.
In such a way the imagery of the demonic becomes commonly accepted, banal and trite.
But I prefer today to do something altogether more mundane with you, you might even consider it banal.
Banal, empty platitudes fill its pages like wet cardboard clogging a dustbin.
What better way to fill the time than to write an utterly banal post about the weather?
This should have been a thriller on par with The Gift, but instead is totally banal.
How can we explain the persistence of this banal idea?
In the simpler, kinder early days of the world wide web, all a page needed to do to get ranked was have a few good keywords and some banal copy and perhaps a meta-tag or two in the HEAD to attract attention.
When Greenblatt discusses the sources of Shakespeare's inspiration, they are often stunningly banal and overly speculative.
or Petrinja (the last also called the Banal).
Agram is the seat of the ban, or viceroy, of Croatia-Slavonia, of the Banal and Septemviral courts, the highest in the land, and of a chamber of commerce.
Nothing is permanent is a banal statement, but relentlessly true.
But the danger is that we just make Conservatism seem banal.
But the danger is that we just make conservatism seem banal.
imbueortunately simply imbuing everything, however banal, with immense profundity cannot compensate for the lack of coherent content.
popularized the term " collateral damage, " a banal euphemism for the unintended killing.. .
It might seem that nothing so short as a text message can be more than banal, cheapening the word "love".
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