SETTING THESAURUS

WATER PARK



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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 parking lot filled with cars
A chain link fence surrounding the perimeter
Paved pathways
Colorful tubes and slides twisting high in the air
Staircases with long lines of people in dripping swimsuits
Curving pools
Water dripping from the rides
Water shooting off the end of a slide as riders hit the bottom
Rust spots at the joints of the rides and staircases
Puddles of water everywhere
Lifeguard stands
Flags flying
A wave pool packed with people
A lazy river full of floaters on bright inner tubes
Umbrellas for shade placed over blankets
Bright towels spread out on the grass or hanging off lawn chairs
A colorful kiddy park with water spraying and spouting
Busy concession stands and picnic tables
A lost and found station
Lockers and restrooms
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