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melodrama
used in A Raisin in the Sun

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Definition
a film or other drama with exaggerated emotions and interpersonal conflict as good battles evil

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behavior with exaggerated emotions and interpersonal conflict
  • (With a tremendous and rather insincere sense of melodrama) 'Course I thinks it's wonderful how our folks keeps on pushing out.
    2.2 — Act 2, Scene 2 (33% in)

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