Nor is she swayed by Jadis's attempts to encourage the children to overdramatize
themselves as Weston entices the Lady to do; when Jadis spins a courtly tale about how Digory came hero-like to free her, Digory admits weakly that it didn't exactly happen that way, but Polly is adamant: "Why, it's absolute bosh from beginning to end" (5.71).
The versatile actor (no pun there) wisely resists the urge to play to the peanut gallery, overdramatize
his character's motivations to drive a point, or take advantage of the role's 'showier' aspects.
"Nimura gives fascinating context to their samurai origins, their journey by steamboat from nearly feudal Japan to San Francisco, and then across the country on the transcontinental railroad, their immersion in Gilded Age, Christian life in America, as well as their return to Japan, a shift in culture that is impossible to overdramatize
Foxe also sailed in search of the northwest passage, and he criticized Strange and Dangerous Voyage for what he claimed to be James's tendency to overdramatize
. Foxe, in part upset because his substantial travel text Northwest Foxe was largely ignored in favour of Strange and Dangerous Voyage, claimed James's connections and scholarly abilities were the reasons for his success.
Cornaro, however, chooses not to overdramatize
the vitrine's historicizing function.
So, on the one hand, I think that we should be careful not to overdramatize
It's not trying to put any pressure or overdramatize
I sometimes think they overdramatize
or give an incorrect slant.
There's a tendency to overdramatize
the climate, and it's something everybody can have opinions about.
O'Donovan continues: "It is all but sacrilege to sentimentalize or overdramatize
this season of sorrow." If a homeless woman were to come into Holy Thursday services asking to have her feet washed, and the 75-year-old priest complied with such tenderness that tears flowed freely among the congregation, would you also not weep?
While NATO and the United States expressed disappointment and concern, they did not overdramatize
the Russian move.
She's going to completely overdramatize
and exaggerate everything,' which I do have a tendency to do."