oblique light


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oblique light

Light rays that strike a surface obliquely.
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The simple, yet beautiful rich descriptions strongly appeal to the senses: "The low sun illuminated the nearby hills, oblique light cutting into ravines.
Held in an oblique light, it shines like beaten pewter.
In Act II, the showstopper "Good Night Saigon," performed in blinding oblique light, depicts a harrowing battle scene in which Eddie's gyrations express his pent-up rage.