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Fandango has a good synopsis of the film.
  a summary of the main points of something such as a book, plan, or theory
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  • Fandango has a good synopsis of the film.
  • The book defies reasonable synopsis since its strength is not in plot points and symbolism, but in the rich texture of the writing.
  • What the American Ambassador said in introducing me, as well as a synopsis of what I said, was widely published in England and in the American papers at the time.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery
  • The Educational scheme or Course established by Mr. Wopsle’s great-aunt may be resolved into the following synopsis.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations

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  • To comply with discovery rules, Jordan handed Diana a synopsis of Josie’s testimony as she was walking up to the stand.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Scenario: An outline or synopsis.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • What the American Ambassador said in introducing me, as well as a synopsis of what I said, was widely published in England and in the American papers at the time.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • He reads the synopsis.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Over his untastable apology for a cup of coffee, listening to this synopsis of things in general, Stephen stared at nothing in particular.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • A flash of eagerness suffused the face of Alexey Alexandrovitch as he rapidly wrote out a synopsis of these ideas for his own benefit.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina

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  • Nonetheless, as they navigated the deserted corridors, Trish gave him a general synopsis of the SMSC’s purpose and function, including the various pods and their contents.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • I mean the synopsis at the head of each chapter, explaining away the real nature of that rhapsody.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • After the first month he began to number the letters and to head them with a synopsis of the previous ones, as in the serialized novels in the newspapers, for fear that Fermina Daza would not realize that they had a certain continuity.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Sir Phillip Goodall, the director of C.S.I.R.O., produced a synopsis of the messages monitored since the war.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • At Knopf: my editor, Michelle Frey, who did an awesome job of helping me to clean up and tighten the manuscript (the first draft wasmuch longer); associate editor Michele Burke, who also labored over the editing and who helped pull together the synopsis ofEragon andEldest; head of communications and marketing Judith Haut, who from the beginning spread word of the series throughout the land; publicity director Christine Labov; art director Isabel Warren-Lynch and her team for again…
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • …because Grandfather said that his very calmness was indication that he had long since given up any hope of ever understanding it, but trying to explain to circumstance, to fate itself, the logical steps by which he had arrived at a result absolutely and forever incredible, repeating the clear and simple synopsis of his history (which he and Grandfather both now knew) as if he were trying to explain it to an intractable and unpredictable child: ’You see, I had a design in my mind.
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • It was, as Warren doubtless appreciated, about as concise a synopsis of Adams’s course through public life as could be found.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Once, when he had been making a synopsis of a paragraph at the blackboard, his English teacher had stepped to his side and attempted to guide his hand.
    Willa Cather  --  Paul’s Case
  • A week after that, a national tabloid offered a fervid synopsis of what had happened, headed: TRAGIC BATTLE IN MAINE AS MOM BATTLES KILLER SAINT BERNARD.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • Some of the work beyond this segment has been completed, but there is much more to be done-my brief synopsis of the action to follow suggests a length ap-proaching 3000 pages, perhaps more.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Literature is therefore to have its own volume, which is to contain, as solace and advice for those who suffer, a synopsis and short analysis of all masterpieces of world literature dealing with every such conflict.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • I read straight through his other love-from-afar: the Victrola Book of the Opera, with opera after opera in synopsis, with portraits in costume of Melba, Caruso, Galli-Curci, and Geraldine Farrar, some of whose voices we could listen to on our Red Seal records.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • drajl-spawn of maggots nar-a gender-neutral title of great respect Synopsis ofEragon , Book One of Inheritance Eragon-a fifteen-year-old farmboy-is shocked when a polished blue stone appears before him in the range of mountains known as the Spine.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • The lore which he was believed to pass his days brooding upon so that it had rapt him from the companionship of youth was only a garner of slender sentences from Aristotle’s poetics and psychology and a SYNOPSIS PHILOSOPHIAE SCHOLASTICAE AD MENTEM DIVI THOMAE.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • He watches Wheelock-light-skinned, with stylishly thin bifocals on the end of a small, thin nose-going through a brief synopsis of the plot.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Somewhere inside I know all of those things, and there is no need of an argument, or a synopsis, or an outline (outlines are the last resource of bad fiction writers who wish to God they were writing masters’ theses).
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • I believe that I probably owe readers who have come this far with me some sort of synopsis ("the argument," those great old romantic poets would have called it) of what is to come, since I’ll almost surely die before completing the entire novel…, or epic… or whatever you’d call it.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
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