Adam Thirlwell: What’s problematic, the real way to be shocking, is to have an unstable tone, or to use the wrong tone, the tone that’s not appropriate or that’s deemed inappropriate. Both lurid and cute are completely inappropriate literary tones or adjectives. Neither of them is good. You shouldn’t be writing either luridly or cutely – but I quite liked the idea that maybe you could
Fictional Feasts: Mouth-Watering Moments of Literary Gastronomy
This is a terrific composition. Without the eye and the corner of a smile, the silhouetted ship would simply be sailing into a squall. With those anthropomorphised features, the sky becomes a terrifyingly vast malevolence, teeming with anger and violence. I love the essentially two-tone colour palette, and the typeface is a strong counterpoint to such a brooding, organic deisgn.
Help students master their understanding of tone & mood with this interactive focus lesson!This product includes:-Teacher directions-Grading rubric-Tone & mood portfolio for students-Tone & mood charts for studentsFocus lessons are designed to help students master a literary element in one or two class periods.