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Tone = speaker's attitude

POSITIVE TONE NEGATIVE TONE
NEUTRAL
WORDS WORDS
admiring hilarious commanding abhorring hostile
adoring hopeful direct acerbic impatient
affectionate humorous impartial ambiguous incredulous
appreciative interested indirect ambivalent indifferent
approving introspective meditative angry indignant
bemused jovial objective annoyed inflammatory
benevolent joyful questioning antagonistic insecure
blithe laudatory speculative anxious…

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Mood = emotional effect that the text creates for the reader

POSITIVE MOOD NEGATIVE MOOD
WORDS WORDS
amused jubilant aggravated insidious
awed liberating annoyed intimidated
bouncy lighthearted anxious irate
calm loving apathetic irritated
cheerful mellow apprehensive jealous
chipper nostalgic barren lethargic
confident optimistic brooding lonely
contemplative passionate cold melancholic
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