Let’s put all the bookshelves on the periphery or edges of the room and the couches in the center. That way, we can walk along the periphery or boundary of the room to browse for something to read. That way people standing at the periphery or surrounding outer space discussing what they are looking for will not disturb those who are reading quietly in the center.
Quiz: If you are at the periphery of a large forest, where are you?
- You are at the center of it.
- You are flying over it.
- You are at the border of it.