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1784 (1782 as melo drame), "a stage-play in which songs were interspersed and music accompanied the action," from French mélodrame (18c.), from Greek melos "song" (see melody) + F [..]
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A dramatic form characterized by excessive sentiment, exaggerated emotion, sensational and thrilling action, and an artificially happy ending. Melodramas originally referred to romantic plays featurin [..]
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n. A drama with a romantic story or plot and sensational situation and incidents.
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A play with exaggerated characters and plot.
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originally referred to "a drama accompanied by music"; a film characterized by expressive plots with strong and intensified emotion, often with elements of pathos, illness and hardsh [..]
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From the Greek word melos, meaning "music." The term originally referred to all dramatic works that included music, but in 19th-century England it was applied to a story or play in which the [..]
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A spoken dialogue that is accompanied by music. Melodrama may be found in operas or plays, or may stand alone as a complete form of entertainment.
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a style of drama which uses stock characters and always portrays a tale of good triumphing over evil. It was an extremely popular form of entertainment throughout the nineteenth century.
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A form of drama relying on an unrealistic, exaggerated style, often involving heightened emotion. Melodrama is often despised by critics for its deliberate avoidance of realism, but it can be immensel [..]
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(n) an extravagant comedy in which action is more salient than characterization
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N opera
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As in the grave digging scene of Beethoven's Fidelio, instrumental accompaniment to a spoken text. Speech is either accompanied or interspersed. The difference between dialogue and melodrama is t [..]
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A K-drama that is so dramatic it will usually have you crying by the end of the first episode. You know you're watching a major melodrama when the first 6 episodes involves child actors and tragedy.
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(archaic,uncountable) A kind of drama having a musical accompaniment to intensify the effect of certain scenes. (countable) A drama abounding in romantic sentiment and agonizing situations, with a [..]
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A melodrama is a dramatic work in which the plot, which is typically sensational and designed to appeal strongly to the emotions, takes precedence over detailed characterization. Characters are often [..]
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Vibe Tribe is the project of Russian-born Israeli producer Stas Marnyanski and, formerly, Elmar Ivatarov. He has been producing electronic-based music since he was 13 years old, four years of experime [..]
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Vibe Tribe is the project of Russian-born Israeli producer Stas Marnyanski and, formerly, Elmar Ivatarov. He has been producing electronic-based music since he was 13 years old, four years of experime [..]
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Melodrama refers to a dramatic work which exaggerates plot and characters in order to appeal to the emotions Melodrama may also refer to: Melodrama (The Crash album), 2003 Melodrama (Vibe Tribe album [..]
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Melodrama is the first studio album by Joel Kroeker and the second of his albums after his 1999 independent release CD Naive Bohemian. The album was released in 2004 on True North Records and was prod [..]
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an extravagant comedy in which action is more salient than characterization (melodramatic) having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama; "a melodramatic account of two perilous [..]
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