"All the world’s a stage," says Shakespeare's Jacques in As You Like It, and "all the men and women merely players."
"MISE EN SCENE"
This phrase is French for "setting on stage."
"Austrian cinematographer Christian Bergeruses utilizes the ambient light of his Maltese sun to create painterly compositions of astonishing beauty, bringing to full liveliness the European setting... As Miss Jolie ambles along the shoreline, it is one of the few moments of true losing oneself in the masterly mise en scene."
Explain the meaning of "mise en scene" without saying "backdrop" or "setting."
Think of a book you read that got made into a movie. Fill in the blanks: "The mise en scene is (just right, nearly perfect, a little odd, or totally different from how I imagined it), with _____."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. MISE EN SCENE is a type of
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