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Stage setting   /steɪdʒ sˈɛtɪŋ/   Listen
Stage setting

Arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted.  Synonyms: mise en scene, setting.

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"Stage setting" Quotes from Famous Books

... exclaimed. "They're nothing but wolves. Won't they bite? And the house—ain't it a hit! Why, it looks like a stage setting! Oh, say, I'm for this! I'm getting rough and primitive ...
— The Silver Horde • Rex Beach

... a story thoroughly, they are ready to make plans for playing it. The stage setting may be considered first, and here the child's imagination can work wonders in arranging details. The opening under the teacher's desk may become a dungeon, a cave, a cellar, or a well. If a two-story house is needed, it may ...
— Children's Literature - A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes • Charles Madison Curry

... This, then, was the stage setting: Trenholme, screened by black cedars and luxuriant brushwood, was seated about fifty feet above the level of the lake and some forty yards from its nearest sedges. The lake itself, largely artificial, lay at the foot of the waterfall, which gurgled and splashed ...
— The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley • Louis Tracy

... stage setting represents the private study in Dupre's house. On one side is a bookcase, on the other a desk. On the left is a window hung ...
— Pamela Giraud • Honore de Balzac

Words linked to "Stage setting" :   prop, flat, stage set, set, property, stage

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