SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

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:
Trees of different heights and varieties
Large grassy areas and meandering paths
Fallen leaves carpeting the walkways
Topiary and statuary
Fountains
Benches for sitting
Pull-up bars and other equipment at exercise stations along the paths
Planned flower beds and shrubberies
A viewing gazebo
Covered pavilions with picnic tables
Cooking grills
A pond or river with cattails growing at the edges
Walking bridges
Rock formations
A playground
A baseball diamond or soccer field
People lying on blankets and reading books
A photographer taking wedding photos
Families throwing around a football
Kids playing tag and chasing squirrels
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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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