SETTING THESAURUS

SHOPPING MALL



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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:
Crowds of shoppers carrying bags and browsing storefront windows
Bright store signs announcing sales
Glass doors and windows
Public restrooms
A food court consisting of specialty coffee houses, smoothie bars, fast food spots, ethnic restaurants, ice cream parlors, etc.
Benches and chairs with people resting or checking their phones
Specialty item kiosks selling jewelry, skin care products, phone accessories, etc. 
Tile flooring and decorative plant pots
Bright lighting and skylights
Escalators, elevators, and stairways
Cash machines and information centers
People sipping from coffee or specialty drink cups
Parents walking with baby strollers
Shoppers carrying bags bearing store logos
Retail stores specializing in a variety of products such as clothing, housewares, cigars, coffee, furniture, books, purses and luggage, artwork, electronics and music, games and toys, jewelry, health food, maternity wares, baby items, knickknacks, and makeup
Banks, travel stores, and other service industry locations
Parking lots, underground parkades, and parking garages
Lines of people waiting at the counter
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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