Tone and Mood. TONE/MOOD Tone The author’s attitude , stated or implied, toward a subject. Some possible attitudes are pessimism, optimism, earnestness, seriousness, bitterness, humorous, and joyful. An author’s tone can be revealed through choice of words and details.
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First, ask yourself “What is the topic/subject of this piece?
Second, put a + or – sign next to each couplet.
Count and total the +’s and –”s. Which side has more?
Look at the tone/mood tip sheet. choose some words to describe the author’s attitude towards the subject of__________?
Look at each main idea of the poem, and use a word from the tip sheet to describe the mood.