SETTING THESAURUS

CHILD'S BEDROOM



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Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
A narrow bed piled with pillows and stuffed animals
Shelves boasting awards and trophies
A desk with art supplies (pencils in a jar, pens, crayons, paper and doodles, scissors)
Handheld gaming devices
A wall shelf or bookcase holding books
A corkboard (pinned with drawings, a key chain collection, pictures, certificates and ribbons, medals, notes from friends)
A scuffed backpack leaning against the wall
Rumpled clothes on the floor
A dresser with drawers (packed full of clothes, cosmetics, hair accessories, baseball hats)
A closet (containing games, dress-up clothes, sports equipment, dirty clothing, bins of blocks, water guns or cap guns, etc.)
An overflowing toy box
Wall posters (of movies, cartoon figures, celebrities, favorite sports)
Graphic t-shirts with cartoon characters or popular statements
A floor rug
Socks balled up under the bed
Sports equipment lying in a pile
A small window with curtains or blinds
A pet goldfish in a bowl or hamster in a cage
An overflowing trash can
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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SETTING DESCRIPTION EXAMPLE:
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