Etymology and Tone copy the definitions of both. et·y·mol·o·gy noun noun: etymology the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history .
the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
Ex. Middle English ethimologie, from Anglo-French, from Latin etymologia, from Greek, from etymon + -logia–logy.
Tone- The author’s opinion on the topic and the author’s word choice that creates the tone.
This is to inform you that your book has been rejected by our publishing company as it was not up to the required standard. In case you would like us to reconsider it, we would suggest that you go over it and make some necessary changes.
Example 2: You know that book I wrote? Well, the publishing company rejected it. They thought it was awful. But hey, I did the best I could, and I think it was great. I'm not gonna redo it the way they said I should.
Now you try…
Hey ya’ll. Please stay off of your skateboards, if not, you might be kickin it with the Dean.
Change it to formal