You.ve always been a little melodramatic, Katherine.
He was beginning to feel melodramatic about the whole thing, as if he were playacting one of Fred's grade "B" thrillers.
The duchy of Berg, along with the eastern part of Cleves and other annexes, now went to Murat, brother-in-law of Napoleon (March 1806); and that melodramatic soldier at once began to round off his eastern boundary in a way highly offensive to Prussia.
Telramund, again, is no ordinary operatic villain; there is genuine tragedy in his moral ruin; and even the melodramatic Ortrud is a much more life-like intrigante than might be inferred from Wagner's hyperbolical stage-directions, which almost always show his manner at its worst.
The record of his last moments by La Touche is rather melodramatic and is certainly not above suspicion.