theatricize

theatricize

(θɪˈætrɪˌsaɪz) or

theatricise

vb (tr)
to make something theatrical or artificial
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Thus, the Bakhtinian camivalesque theatricizes this microcosmic space of the Porfiriato, putting emphasis on the decadent and the foreign.
The book theatricizes and allegorizes certain moments lived at the intersection of life and death, dream and reality, the rational and the strangely irreducible.