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romanticization

Definitions

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  • noun The act or process of romanticizing.
  • noun The result of such a process; a romantic treatment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of indulging in sentiment

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Examples

  • During the panel portion of the evening, Scheck opined that our predilection toward capital punishment was an extension of the still prevalent "eye-for-an-eye" mentality, while Lapham suggested that the American romanticization of the murderer as an outlaw and hero - from Clint Eastwood to GoodFellas to Tony Soprano to Boardwalk Empire - merely reinforces the notion of capital punishment as something heroic.

    Melissa Berkelhammer: Killing Time at the Lambs Club

  • During the panel portion of the evening, Scheck opined that our predilection toward capital punishment was an extension of the still prevalent "eye-for-an-eye" mentality, while Lapham suggested that the American romanticization of the murderer as an outlaw and hero - from Clint Eastwood to GoodFellas to Tony Soprano to Boardwalk Empire - merely reinforces the notion of capital punishment as something heroic.

    Melissa Berkelhammer: Killing Time at the Lambs Club

  • Mr. Mordden is especially interesting when he explores how Prohibition helped open the doors for the romanticization of gangsters: If drinkers were all criminals, then why not consider criminals as mainstream — and successful criminals as stars?

    Reign of the Taste-Makers

  • During the panel portion of the evening, Scheck opined that our predilection toward capital punishment was an extension of the still prevalent "eye-for-an-eye" mentality, while Lapham suggested that the American romanticization of the murderer as an outlaw and hero - from Clint Eastwood to GoodFellas to Tony Soprano to Boardwalk Empire - merely reinforces the notion of capital punishment as something heroic.

    Melissa Berkelhammer: Killing Time at the Lambs Club

  • Gone with the Wind is certainly a flawed film, but while it naked romanticization can be vexing to modern audience, it is hard to dismiss the film as anything short of a masterpiece (warts and all).

    Gone with the Wind 70th Anniversary Edition DVD - The Retroist

  • Despite a good deal of romanticization standing in for analysis, the report does have one intriguing, and well documented finding: that the plutonomies have low savings rates.

    Matthew Yglesias » Income Inequality and Low Savings Rate

  • "Nostalgie de la boue" means ascribing higher spiritual values to people and cultures considered "lower" than oneself, the romanticization of the faraway primitive which is also the equivalent of the lower class close to home ....

    Avatar--An Addendum

  • Students of the Jonathan Pollard case know that there is this absurd tendency towards romanticization of the noble leaker, when the reality is usually much more crass.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » End of an era?

  • "Nostalgie de la boue" means ascribing higher spiritual values to people and cultures considered "lower" than oneself, the romanticization of the faraway primitive which is also the equivalent of the lower class close to home ....

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • During the panel portion of the evening, Scheck opined that our predilection toward capital punishment was an extension of the still prevalent "eye-for-an-eye" mentality, while Lapham suggested that the American romanticization of the murderer as an outlaw and hero - from Clint Eastwood to GoodFellas to Tony Soprano to Boardwalk Empire - merely reinforces the notion of capital punishment as something heroic.

    Melissa Berkelhammer: Killing Time at the Lambs Club

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