elegiac

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elegiac

1. resembling, characteristic of, relating to, or appropriate to an elegy
2. denoting or written in elegiac couplets or elegiac stanzas
3. an elegiac couplet or stanza
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But rest assured, at Worcester, this is not the case at all and the first play of a two-part evening, Lance Woodman's The Same River, takes a delicate elegiacal view of the Stokes family in August 1914.