What’s a mood? • What types of mood might a person be in?
Do stories have moods? • How is the setting of the story connected to the mood of the story?
Setting Creates Mood in a Story • A murder mystery will always have a murder. • Consider the differences in the mystery if it took place in: • A cozy English drawing room, with the gritty, edgy feel of clues dredged in the sewers. • An August afternoon in a Mississippi swamp. • A glamorous Hollywood party packed with stars.