overviolent

overviolent

(ˌəʊvəˈvaɪələnt)
adj
excessively violent
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According to Richard Brown, the American characters are stereotyped designs, functioning as narrative devices which push the story forward by eliciting the English protagonists' overviolent reactions in a "transatlantic meeting of competitive self-destruction" in which " their own death wish drives them to destruction" (Richard Brown 1994: 100).