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  1. Tone and Mood

  2. the author's attitude toward the audience, a subject, or a character (Original 1964) Mary Poppins Theatrical Trailer – YouTube THE ORIGINAL Scary 'Mary Poppins' Recut Trailer - YouTube Tone

  3. Tone = Author’s Attitude • Tone Words • Sarcastic • Humorous • Angry • Sympathetic • Straight-forward • Threatening • Frantic • Suspicious • Joyful

  4. What is the author’s tone? • “Hey, lay off, you don’t have to nag me. I was going to do it anyway!” Sympathetic Humorous Sarcastic Irritated

  5. What is the author’s tone? • “When are you going to take the garbage out? Sometime this year, maybe?” Sympathetic Humorous Sarcastic Joyful

  6. What is the author’s tone? • “I know it’s been hard. And I appreciate everything that you have done.” Sympathetic Joyful Sarcastic Irritated

  7. Mood • how the writer’s words make us feel • Toy Story 3: Trailer – YouTube • Toy Story 3 Trailer (Horror Re-Cut) - YouTube

  8. Mood = how we feel while we are reading • Mood Words • Amused • Cheerful • Surprised • Nervous • Sympathetic • Anxious • Somber • Worried • Distressed

  9. What is the mood? • “The river, reflecting the clear blue of the sky, glistened and sparkled as it flowed noiselessly on” Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens Frightened Curious Amused Peaceful

  10. What is the mood? • “Midnight came and thirteen people waited for death. The black pot boiled, and the full moon rode the clouds high in the heavens and straight up over their heads. . . . It was not a night for people to sleep easy.” Jubilee by Margaret Walker Frightened Curious Amused Peaceful

  11. What is the mood? News Story When Peter Lumpkin was a youth, Imagine this! He lost a tooth! When interviewed by a reporter He said, “You know, I found a quarter Beneath my pillow – without a doubt I ought to knock the others out. I know I may look kind of funny, But goodness, I’ll get lots of money!” - William Cole Frightened Curious Amused Peaceful