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Brushing off children’s ecological grief as melodramatic—or trying to cheer them up by changing the subject—sends the message that the situation isn’t dire or even that nature isn’t worth saving.
HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGELWHELANJUNE 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Having been the senior obituary writer for the New York Times, Fox long ago learned the reader-appealing usefulness of the melodramatic sentence and weird anecdote.
THE GREATEST PRISON ESCAPE EVER? ‘THE CONFIDENCE MEN’ TELLS A SENSATIONAL TRUE STORY.MICHAEL DIRDAJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That countersuit, filed this week, is the written version of Lindell’s “documentaries,” melodramatic, glitchy, sweeping and deeply flawed in both obvious and non-obvious ways.
MIKE LINDELL’S ‘FRAUD’ ALLEGATIONS ARE EVEN MORE RIDICULOUS THAN YOU MIGHT THINKPHILIP BUMPJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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 CHARACTERSJUDY BERMANAPRIL 16, 2021TIME
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.
PARADISE FOUND?NICK FOURIEZOSFEBRUARY 28, 2021OZY
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 PUJOLWILLIAM 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 STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
I know nothing more melodramatic than certain of the plots of Shakespeare's plays.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Will anyone suggest to me the marriage of a girl of seventeen with a man over sixty is melodramatic.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The tales are told with a calmness and reserve that make most of Poe's seem somewhat boyish and melodramatic by comparison.
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