SETTING THESAURUS

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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 large desk with typical office supplies including sticky notes, a calculator, a stapler, pens and paper pads, etc.
A gold or silver nameplate
Business cards
A lamp and desk phone
A mug or water bottle
Stacks of files and papers
An overflowing inbox
A rolling chair
Diplomas and student artwork hanging on the walls
A tall filing cabinet
A bookshelf with textbooks and binders
Personal items in the form of framed photos, hats and banners bearing college insignias, knickknacks, clay statues gifted by students, etc.
School trophies and awards
A potted plant or a cactus
A vase of flowers
A clock on the wall
Chairs for guests to sit in
Plaques embossed with inspirational quotes 
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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