Just what is melodrama. When I hear that mentioned, I always think of the old scene "You must pay the rent." I can't pay the rent." This is repeated several times when in comes the here with "I'll pay the rent." So just what is melodrama? Something bigger than the ordinary life.
Melodrama is really that punch that hits a story and maakes it larger than ordinary. Melodrama is a way of hwowing reality be focusing on shock value. Using melodrama means showing events in a colorful way rather than being mundans. This took of writing brings the reader into the event and arousing their sympathies.Melodrama removes the trivial details and hits the story with an emotional punch,