Origin of sequel
Examples from the Web for sequel
And “what kind of person,” Steinberg asks, “dares to write a sequel to the Bible?”
Were there ever plans for a sequel to Scissorhands, or a continuation of that story?Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Joss Whedon, who is an executive producer and directed the S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, has his hands full with the Avengers sequel.The Leaner, Meaner Season 2 of ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’|Jason Lynch|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But David Simon said, ‘It can’t be a sequel, it has to be a prequel.Dominic West Talks ‘The Wire’ Movie, Prince Harry, and Why He’s Opposed to Scottish Independence|Marlow Stern|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 3D sequel, directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, hits theaters Aug. 22.Joseph Gordon-Levitt on ‘Sin City’ and Why He Considers Himself a Male Feminist|Marlow Stern|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The genuine novel-lover, indeed, feels somewhat cheated, for did not the author almost promise in the last page a sequel?Notable Women Authors of the Day|Helen C. Black
The sequel of this romance, as it is pointed out in the "Book of Days," is equally astonishing.Strange Pages from Family Papers|T. F. Thiselton Dyer
This report of the provisions of the city appeared, in the sequel, to be unfounded.Journal of a Residence at Bagdad|Anthony Groves
This sequel to The Story of Stories, is told in simple language.A Mother's List of Books for Children|Gertrude Weld Arnold
Eczema of the tongue may ensue as a sequel of prolonged cutaneous eczema (De Mussy43).
British Dictionary definitions for sequel
Word Origin for sequel
Word Origin and History for sequel
early 15c., "train of followers," from Old French sequelle (14c.), from Late Latin sequela "that which follows, result, consequence," from sequi "to follow, come after, follow after, attend, follow naturally," from PIE root *sekw- (1) "to follow" (cf. Sanskrit sacate "accompanies, follows," Avestan hacaiti, Greek hepesthai "to follow," Lithuanian seku "to follow," Latin secundus "second, the following," Old Irish sechim "I follow"). Meaning "consequence" is attested from late 15c. Meaning "story that follows and continues another" first recorded 1510s.
Culture definitions for sequel
A narrative or dramatic work complete in itself but designed to follow an earlier one. Through the Looking-Glass is a sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.