How to identify the Writer’s Tone, Purpose and Intention

The Author’s Tone: If the author was speaking to you, what would it sound like? Is the author passionate about the topic? Sarcastic? Neutral? Is the author arousing emotions? Does it evoke feelings of sympathy, anger, happiness or sadness? Looking at the author’s tone can lead the reader to the overall purpose.   The Author’s Purpose An author’s purpose is the…