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an expository piece on the workings of the internal-combustion engine
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Like the Caped Crusader, several members of the title group are defined by pseudo-tragic backstories that are related through leaden expository dialogue peppered with eye-roll-inducing Whedon-style one-liners.
But just as often his actors are rooted to the carpet like floor lamps, listening to yet another discursive expository passage.
Nearly all of Kakutani’s favorite formulas, though, are blandly expository.
Only Daredevil season two and Iron Fist season one have any direct bearing on The Defenders, with Jessica Jones and Luke Cage reduced essentially to quippy, expository sidekick roles.
Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train reveals a young playwright's awkwardness with its overwritten passages and reliance on expository monologues.
Part of the role (theirs and mine) is the stylizing of language: speaking mostly in simple declarative sentences, making all discourse either expository or interrogative.
For reasons that emerge in expository blurts, Jake and Roland travel between Mid-World and the considerably less interesting Keystone Earth.
His diary entries tend to be flatly expository, lending his account the feel of a chronicle rather than a genuine narrative.
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