It's a technique that educates the writer as much, if not more, than the reader, and it works best in exotic, unfamiliar settings.
And when properly used, a crate can increase the comfort level for pet and owner in unfamiliar settings.
But it is now appearing in an unfamiliar but more powerful setting - on television.
Then you are comparing very young men in a difficult and unfamiliar setting against a mature king in his own kingdom.
"I don't think it was right that she should have been transported into New Jersey, into totally unfamiliar settings."
And it has everything to do with how people adjust their lives to unfamiliar settings.
Now, in this unfamiliar and obviously dangerous setting, Cadderly needed a boost to his confidence.
"I think I've made progress each start," said Cone, who added that he felt "old" in the unfamiliar setting.
A set which finds the reedsman's core band in a completely unfamiliar setting.
Leah urged, knowing how bad Pam felt to be leaving him in an unfamiliar setting.