Overview:Tone: Writing and the Sound of Feeling - Tone is often decisive in whether we love or dislike a story, novel, or even critical essay. Yet literary critics rarely treat tone as a necessary or important element of literary style or critique. There are surprisingly few analyses of what tone is, how texts produce tone, or the ways tone--as an essential element of narration--contributes to character, story, mood, and voice.Tone's 24 micro-chapters offer a playful, eclectic, and fast-paced guide into the creation of tone in a variety of modern and contemporary works of literature by such varied writers as Hemingway, Woolf, and Sedaris, as well as in criticism, advertising, and machine-authored texts. Judith Roof shows how tone is a crucial element in all writing, as it produces the illusion of a telling voice; creates a sense of character, personality, and attitude; inflects events recounted; anticipates certain directions and possibilities; and creates an ambiance that simultaneously produces, enables, and shapes narratives and characters. Tone gives us a lively and original way to rethink the practice of literary criticism.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726437-9781501362569. It was written by the following authors: Professor Judith Roof. Book Tone: Writing and the Sound of Feeling, which can be read online, published by the company: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Criticism, Drama, Poetry. The book was published on 2020-10-29 00:00:00. It has 288 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download Tone: Writing and the Sound of Feeling has PDF format and is called tone-writing-and-the-sound-of-feeling.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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