He used them to illustrate a political point, or, more frequently, to humanize himself with his audience.
The scene is meant to illustrate how depraved his character has become, but the moment is a turning point for another reason.
But it was well worth it—the Reys went on to author and illustrate more than 30 books, seven of which star Curious George.
The exhibition also includes a number of images that illustrate London life in the 1960s.
On this Tax Day, these debates also illustrate the double level of debates going on about taxes.
One bright point in their character, to which I just now referred, I will illustrate.
For instance, take a concrete case; so best can we illustrate.
Phdrus, living nearly nineteen hundred years ago, had a fable in his collection to illustrate this.
A bird remarkable for the catholicity of its appetite and serving to illustrate that of ours.
Paul's immediate purpose seems to be to illustrate the frank openness which ought to mark the ministry of Christianity.
1520s, "light up, shed light on;" 1610s, "educate by means of examples," back-formation from illustration, and in some cases from Latin illustratus, past participle of illustrare (see illustration). Sense of "provide pictures to explain or decorate" is 1630s. Related: Illustrated; illustrating.