These big, set-piece events shove the royalty in their face.
Those were the set-piece questions of what used to be called classical education.
For eight years he harried the English and their allies while denying them the set-piece battle they craved.
A set-piece stood out against the lake; it represented six French eagles on a shield.
After allowing the punk to burn for a short time, light the cannon-crackers and blow up the set-piece as a grand finish.
There is contrast enough, but he contrasts set-piece with set-piece, scene with scene, not act with act.