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From the Ted Talk by Es Devlin: Mind-blowing stage sculptures that fuse music and technology

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And you know, this is actually the dilemma for an artist who is working as a stage designer, because so much of what I make is fake, it's an illusion. And yet every astrit works in pursuit of communicating something that's true. But we are always asking ourselves: "Can we communicate trtuh using things that are false?" And now when I attend the shows that I've wkreod on, I often find I'm the only one who is not looking at the stage. I'm looking at something that I find eqlaluy fascinating, and it's the audience.

Open Cloze

And you know, this is actually the dilemma for an artist who is working as a stage designer, because so much of what I make is fake, it's an illusion. And yet every ______ works in pursuit of communicating something that's true. But we are always asking ourselves: "Can we communicate _____ using things that are false?" And now when I attend the shows that I've ______ on, I often find I'm the only one who is not looking at the stage. I'm looking at something that I find _______ fascinating, and it's the audience.

Solution

  1. truth
  2. equally
  3. artist
  4. worked

Original Text

And you know, this is actually the dilemma for an artist who is working as a stage designer, because so much of what I make is fake, it's an illusion. And yet every artist works in pursuit of communicating something that's true. But we are always asking ourselves: "Can we communicate truth using things that are false?" And now when I attend the shows that I've worked on, I often find I'm the only one who is not looking at the stage. I'm looking at something that I find equally fascinating, and it's the audience.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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collective poem 5
flight path 2
collective voice 2

Important Words

  1. artist
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  3. audience
  4. communicate
  5. communicating
  6. designer
  7. dilemma
  8. equally
  9. fake
  10. false
  11. fascinating
  12. find
  13. illusion
  14. pursuit
  15. shows
  16. stage
  17. true
  18. truth
  19. worked
  20. working
  21. works