- Tone is the author’s attitude toward the writing (his characters, the situation).
- Tone is set by the setting, choice of vocabulary, and other details.
- A work of writing can have more than one tone.
Some Words That Describe Tone
- Mood is the general atmosphere created by the author’s words.
- It is the feeling the reader gets from reading those words.
- The mood may be the same throughout a story, or it may change from situation to situation.
Words That Describe Mood