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Definition an art work that consists of small images put together; or a film sequence consisting of different very short shots in sequence
  • Wennerström's lawyer was able to prove that the photograph of Wennerström's subordinate and the Ustashe leader was a montage of two different images."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • As I watched a montage of Akiane's artwork play across my computer screen, the narrator said, "Akiane describes God as vividly as she paints him.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • Clouds race across the westering moon, the seasons change in somber montage, going deeper into winter stillness, a landscape of silence and ice.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Again I longed for my own theme music: the montage of me getting ready for the big fight.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • He's doing some sort of freaky layered montage thing.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • And he wondered again about his mother, how the moving montage of the future would incorporate her .... and the daughter she bore.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • The book's glossy cover showed a photographic montage of Greek temples and smiling monsters.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • FADE IN: Four-way SPLIT-SCREEN MONTAGE: Three images alternate between shots of witnesses and defendants.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Monster
  • Because when I close my eyes, everything happens in a kind of montage.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • All at once, Gabby saw a mortifying montage of herself babbling and crying and finally storming off in a huff.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • Didn't Ivan the Terrible contain scenes so comically overwrought, amid the undeniable power of the montage, that you laughed and caught your breath more or less simultaneously?
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • That Alma had been taken by someone else in an on-and-off-and-on-again sort of way didn't distract from her participation in Litvinoff's reveries (which relied heavily on the technique of montage).
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • It was a program about the Czech emigration, a montage of private conversations recorded with the latest bugging devices by a Czech spy who had infiltrated the emigre community and then returned in great glory to Prague.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Break away to do a montage of the Mockingjay's rise to rebel power—I think they've had this part prepared for a while, because it seems pretty polished—and then go live so a couple of reporters can discuss my well-deserved violent end.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Her eyes in fact were dry, and they lowered fractionally to take in the vase, then she pushed on past, to where the easel stood supporting the poster with the merry, multicolored title, and a Chagall-like montage of highlights from her play in watercolor scattered around the lettering—the tearful parents waving, the moonlit ride to the coast, the heroine on her sickbed, a wedding.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • He dissolved into a montage of lightning-fast images—a troupe of dwarves dancing at a temple in the firelight; a crowd of Egyptians partying at a festival, carrying Bes and Bast on their shoulders; Bes and Tawaret in togas at some Roman villa, eating grapes and laughing together on a sofa; Bes dressed like George Washington in a powdered wig and silk suit, doing cartwheels in front of some British redcoats; Bes in the olive fatigues of a U.S. Marine, scaring away a demon in a World War...
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Unlike Rick's, however, the Count's montage did not draw on his memories; it drew instead on his imaginings.
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
  • Okay, so remember how I had that idea for Mychal to make those photographic montages of exonerated prisoners?
    John Green  --  Turtles All the Way Down
  • The others bunched up behind, a montage of color, of shuffling and of staring faces.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • On the dresser to his right was his laptop, the screensaver a rotating montage of family photos he never tired of watching.
    Eric Blehm  --  Fearless

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