SETTING THESAURUS

RESIDENTIAL BATHROOM



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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 toilet
A can of deodorizer
A plunger
Magazines or books stacked on the back of the toilet
A shower with a hanging curtain or frosted glass doors
A bar with damp towels hanging from it
Toiletries lining a windowsill or shower shelf (razors, shampoo and conditioner bottles, lopsided bars of soap)
A sink and countertop
Soap dispensers
Clear glass jars with makeup supplies (cotton balls, makeup pads, cotton swabs)
A dented toothpaste tube with toothpaste bits leaking out of the cap
Multiple toothbrushes in different colors
Mouthwash
Smears of dried soap or toothpaste in the sink
Hair in the sink
A blow dryer and heating irons in a tangle of cords on the counter
A round makeup mirror
Hairbrushes and combs
Steamy mirrors and condensation streaked walls
Fingerprint smudges and water droplets on the mirror
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TEXTURES AND SENSATIONS:
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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