How to use Heroines in a sentence
Selfless heroes and heroines pitted against dastardly villains - it's the eternal bout between good and evil.
Neither of the heroines has any but the rudiments of a moral sense; but Roxana, both in her original transgression and in her subsequent conduct, is actuated merely by avarice and selfishness - vices which are peculiarly offensive in connexion with her other failing, and which make her thoroughly repulsive.
Although she is not so well rounded as Spenser 's titular heroes and heroines, she is more than a simple emblematic figure.
Selfless heroes and heroines pitted against dastardly villains - it 's the eternal bout between good and evil.
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With so many of Shakespeare's heroines disguising themselves as boys, actors found themselves double cross-dressing - boys playing girls playing boys.
As one of video games' leading heroines, Lara Croft has won over the hearts of many a pimply-faced geek.
Can't get enough of your favorite video game heroines?
The heroines are…um… unmasked and unclad in the adult male-oriented magazine's digital issue.
For example, if you write religious stories, try a magazine focusing on religious interests, or if your stories feature strong heroines, try a woman's magazine.Advertisement
These types of discussion boards provide fans with a venue to vent, commiserate and celebrate their favorite storylines, hated villains, beloved heroines and hot soaps hunks.
Initial storylines for soap operas on air continued to focus on families and heroines like Nancy Hughes, the devoted housewife who wanted more and Meta Bauer, the family matriarch who was always seeking love.
Heroines come in all shapes and sizes on ABC soap operas from Erica Kane to Laura Spencer to Nora Buchanan while male heroes like Luke Spencer, Tad Martin and Antonio Vega are great choices for boy names.
If you ever watch a beach movie from the 1950s and think that the onscreen heroines were just blessed with unheard of natural curves, then guess again.
Buffy set a new trend for sassy yet vulnerable heroines who can totally kick butt.Advertisement
And heroes and heroines are suitably heroic-looking, if sometimes necessarily scruffy.
She was one of the most recognized heroines of the Marvel universe, combining her love of family, parenthood, team and protecting the world.
While superheroes and heroines are fantasy, it's nice to have female heroines for female audiences to enjoy.
Television, movies and video games have generated more female superheroes and given faces to some old familiar heroines that first graced comic pages.
So too all the old national heroes and heroines ultimately became prophets; in the case of Deborah there is even a fusion in local tradition between an old heroine and an historical seer.Advertisement
The heroes and heroines of the Trojan cycle, such as Achilles, Ajax, Telamon, Cassandra, Andromache, were prominent figures in some of the dramas adapted from the Greek.
In this character she pursues with vindictive hatred the heroines, such as Alcmene, Leto and Semele, who were beloved by Zeus.
Jules Lemaitre, a less sympathetic critic, finds in the extraordinary crimes of his heroes and heroines, his reactionary views, his dandyism and snobbery, an exaggerated Byronism.
One of the heroines rescues herself from a ravisher by blinding him with a hair-pin, and as she escapes the seducer apostrophizes the blood which trickles from his eye, and the weapon which has wounded it, in a speech forty verses long.
From the heroine who is, in a phrase of Dryden's, "one of the coolest and most insignificant" heroines ever drawn, to the undignified Valens, the termagant Marcelle, and the peevish Placide, there is hardly a good character.Advertisement
While male superheroes still outweigh female comic book superheroines, new heroines continue to emerge.
The characteristics of these two heroines (frequently confounded) point to their being secondary forms of the Arcadian Artemis.