Friday, May 18, 2012


Definition: a particular quality, way of sounding, modulation, or intonation of the voice as expressive of some meaning, feeling, spirit, etc

Example: Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world - The Second Coming by Yeats. Even in this one line, the words anarchy loosed upon the world create a sense of fear and foreboding.

Significance: tone is an important paort of Poetry because it adds the expression if the person in the poem.

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