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Origin and Etymology of mise-en-scène
First Known Use: 1833See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of mise-en-scène
- the shocking decision was part of the background of the riots
- a militant reformer who was born into an unlikely social setting
- the kind of environment that produces juvenile delinquents
- an intellectual milieu conducive to artistic experimentation
- a gothic thriller with a carefully crafted mise-en-scène
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