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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dramatise, an alternative spelling of dramatize.

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Examples

  • By focusing on the brutalisation of Ama's body, and on the psychological scars of her experiences, Herbstein dramatises the collective trauma of slavery through the story of a single African woman.

    BRASIL AS A GIRL

  • In this sense it has more in common with a novel such as Camus's The Plague, in which a dystopian but familiar reality dramatises the dilemmas of the age.

    Rereading: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

  • The Run dramatises the process significantly, but between its oddly floaty car handling, brief but ill-advised on-foot sections and the fact that the race takes less than five hours, the result is something of passing mediocrity, which despite its good looks will leave you feeling shortchanged.

    This week's new games

  • Based on the life and trial of Joan of Arc, the play dramatises based on what is known of her life and on the substantial records of her trial.

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  • It was with understandable trepidation that Mark Covell travelled from his council flat to Rome last week for a preview of the film that dramatises the night he was savagely beaten and left in a coma by Italian police.

    Briton recalls the night Italian police beat up G8 protesters

  • Today, As The World Tipped, at Mile End Park, directed by Sydney Olympics opening ceremony creator Nigel Jamieson, dramatises the fallout of the failed Copenhagen Climate Change Conference with a filmscape and performers above the heads of the crowd.

    This week's new theatre

  • It dramatises the Persian response to news of their military defeat at the Battle of Salamis (480 BCE), which was a decisive episode in the Greco – Persian Wars; as such, the play is also notable for being the only extant Greek tragedy that is based on contemporary events.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Today, As The World Tipped, at Mile End Park, directed by Sydney Olympics opening ceremony creator Nigel Jamieson, dramatises the fallout of the failed Copenhagen Climate Change Conference with a filmscape and performers above the heads of the crowd.

    This week's new theatre

  • Based on the life and trial of Joan of Arc, the play dramatises based on what is known of her life and on the substantial records of her trial.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • In his play Anne Boleyn, Howard Brenton dramatises the way Henry's second queen alerted him to Tyndale's congenial opinions on the royal supremacy, and overtures were made for Tyndale's return to England.

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