SETTING THESAURUS

TEENAGER'S BEDROOM CLOSET



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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:
Clothing on hangers
Hanging clothes packed tightly into a small space
A laundry hamper overflowing with dirty clothes
Orphaned socks
Shoes lined up in a row or thrown together in a jumble
Shelving crammed with old board games, stuffed animals, keepsakes from childhood, boxes of CD’s, old electronics, and a stack of yearbooks
Scarves and coats
A bathrobe hanging off the back of the door
A mirror on the outside of the door
Folded sweaters
A shoe box of photos
Dirt clumps and lint strings on the carpet or floor
Belts
Sports equipment (tennis rackets, football padding, sports shoes, swim goggles, jock straps, etc.) 
A duffel bag or backpack
Folded or scrunched notes and receipts falling out of pants pockets
Loose hangers on the floor
Stray coins
Balled up socks
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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