mē-zäⁿ-nä-bēm | varient or mise en abîme
- placement at the centre
- The images within an image: a frame within a frame: story within a story: a scene within a scene: the spectacle within the spectacle
For instance, when a film has a movie or a television playing within a scene.
- Famously the Fellini film 8 1/2 is a film within a film and a story within a story