toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books

epilogue

used in a sentence
2 meanings
(click/touch triangles for details)
1  —as in:
the novel's epilogue
Definition an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work — often to summarize events occurring many years after the main story ends
  • The novel's epilogue summarized their lives after the marriage.
epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The epilogue in only a page long, but it does a good job of tying up loose ends.
  • Epilogue
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work
  • Epilogue (beginning page 356 of first edition).
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work
  • Epilogue (on page 299 of 1st edition).
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work
  • Epilogue [section of book]
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet
  • epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work
  • EPILOGUE (entitled "Senior Year" and on page 294 of first hardback).
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work
  • EPILOGUE (beginning on page 299 of the first edition).
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work
  • Epilogue (on page 151 of the first hardback edition)
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work
  • Epilogue — Sonoma County, California.
    Dave Pelzer  --  A Child Called It
epilogue = an afterward or concluding passage added at the end of a literary work

Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
2  —as in:
the play's epilogue
Definition a short speech addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play — often in verse
  • My favorite epilogue is from Shakespeare's The Tempest.
epilogue = a short speech addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play — often in verse
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The play has four acts and an epilogue, subdivided into seven scenes.
  • From the first casting of the parts to the epilogue it was all bewitching, and there were few who did not wish to have been a party concerned, or would have hesitated to try their skill.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
epilogue = a short speech addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play

Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
Search for other examples by interest
InterestSource
General — Google News®
General — Time® Magazine
General — Wikipedia®