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Yes, a few melodramatic moments disrupt the naturalism midway through the season, and the choice to tease the revelation of an assailant’s identity by repeatedly placing them just outside the frame is a bit cheap.Kate Winslet's Mare of Easttown Is the Rare Crime Drama That Cares About Its Characters|Judy Berman|April 16, 2021|Time
If that seems melodramatic, perhaps you haven’t been awake this past year, when the way the world is designed became more crucial than ever.
As exuberant as I tend to be, I did feel “knight” would be too melodramatic.
But to say the capital teeters on the verge of collapse is both melodramatic and misleading.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And sports, if anything, just serves as a way to act out this competition on a more melodramatic stage.Cleveland Comes Crawling Back to LeBron: The Masochism of Rust Belt Chic|Arthur Chu|July 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But even paranoid melodramatic self-aggrandizers sniff out nefarious and tentacular plots from time to time.Amazon’s Fight With Hachette Strands An Author In The Crossfire|David Shafer|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The book is gritty without being noir, touching without being melodramatic.Crime and Punishment, Chicago Style: Five Books on Life in Chi-Town|Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here was a melodramatic scene in which he not only was not playing a leading part, but did not even carry a banner.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
That is one of the melodramatic bits, said Bobby, weakly, leaning against the wall for support.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
I know nothing more melodramatic than certain of the plots of Shakespeare's plays.
Will anyone suggest to me the marriage of a girl of seventeen with a man over sixty is melodramatic.
The tales are told with a calmness and reserve that make most of Poe's seem somewhat boyish and melodramatic by comparison.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce