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Usage examples for dramatize

  1. And as Philip walked home, thinking how brilliant Evelyn had been in their little talk, he began to dramatize the excursion. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  2. To dramatize the life of Joan of Arc he took from his shelves Saints and Sinners of the Fifteenth Century ... – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  3. It is very desirable that children should not be allowed to dramatize stories of a kind so poetic, so delicate, or so potentially valuable that the material is in danger of losing future beauty to the pupils through its present crude handling. – Stories to Tell to Children by Sara Cone Bryant
  4. Faulty prison systems, discords between labor and capital, discrepancies between law and justice, are some of the themes he chooses to dramatize. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  5. I've got to dramatize woman's disadvantages if I am to preach on the subject. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  6. They summoned their best novelists to throw themselves recklessly upon the English language, and extort from it its highest expression in color and lyrical beauty, the novelists whose mission it is, in the newspaper campaign against realism, to adorn and dramatize the commonest events of life, creating in place of the old- fashioned " news" the highly spiced " story," which is the ideal aspiration of the reporter. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  7. You're beginning to dramatize yourself. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  8. We dramatize the event up to that point just as it really happened, and then a commentary- voice comes on and announces that this is the Crossroads of Destiny; this is where history could have been completely changed. – Crossroads of Destiny by Henry Beam Piper
  9. His mother's last words repeated themselves to him, and in that dialogue, in which he continued to dramatize their different feelings, he kept replying, " Well, the way to find out whether she cares is to ask her." – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
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