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:
A chosen themed décor (Paris at Night, a Black-and-Gold Evening, All Things Musical, Mardi Gras, etc.)
A balloon archway
Glittering strings of lights
Tulle draping
Loose balloons
A table with attendants collecting tickets
A portable gazebo for taking photos
A dance floor
Many circular decorated tables (with tablecloths, centerpieces, flickering candles, confetti)
A disco ball or special lighting effect that sends glimmers of light across the room
A movie screen with scrolling photos of students and school activities
A DJ’s booth
An organizer keeping the night on course
Confetti littering the floor
Spotlights that change color
Strobe lights during the dance
Tables of drinks and refreshments
Girls in gowns with corsages and clutch purses
Boys in tuxes and boutonnieres
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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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