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Tone. The writer’s attitude toward his or her readers (audience) and his or her subject. OR ATMOSPHERE: THE GENERAL FEELING OF THE STORY; THE EMOTIONS THAT THE WRITER MAKES THE READER FEEL. MOOD. How do we determine tone or mood?.

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Tone

Tone

The writer’s attitude toward his or her readers (audience) and his or her subject.

OR ATMOSPHERE: THE GENERAL FEELING OF THE STORY; THE EMOTIONS THAT THE WRITER MAKES THE READER FEEL.

MOOD


How do we determine tone or mood

How do we determine tone or mood?

  • It is not easy to determine tone or mood, because they aresuggested, not stated.

  • Clues include:

    • The writer’s choice of language (words, phrases).

    • The writer’s choice of details.

    • The writer’s use of vivid description.

    • The writer’s use of imagery.


School starts next week

“School starts next week.”

  • Rewrite this sentence, creating one of the tones below. Create your tone by word choice, detail, and vivid description.

    • Sincere

    • Disbelieving

    • Excited

    • Disgusted

    • Teasing


How do we describe tone mood

How do we describe tone/mood?

Usually in a single word. Some words we can use include:

formalsarcastic

informal teasing

seriouscritical

mysteriousplayful

humorousfrightening

angryexcited

admiring


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