melodrama

[ mel-uh-drah-muh, -dram-uh ]SEE DEFINITION OF melodrama

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Yes, there was a fine scene when I went home that night, a Broadway melodrama.

Could any melodrama wish for a more appropriate mise-en-scne?

Staking all on high moments is melodrama with no comic relief.

I objected strongly to being treated as the villain of a melodrama.

We could hardly keep from laughing, it was so very like a melodrama.

Angelo is pure melodrama; Marie Tudor is the melodrama of history.

"We're to meet a man," Senesin said, with an air of melodrama.

I sit, an audience, shedding crocodile tears at a melodrama.

"I cannot avoid a touch of melodrama, you see," she confessed.

In 1805 Lewis recast it into a melodrama, which he called Rugantino.

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