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tone
used in Of Mice and Men

4 uses
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Definition
the general feeling, mood, or attitude of something — especially of something said or written
  • His tone was friendly.
    Chapter Two (86% in)
tone = attitude
  • His tone grew decisive.
    Chapter Two (63% in)
  • George's voice was taking on the tone of confession.
    Chapter Three (9% in)
  • His tone was a little more friendly.
    Chapter Four (18% in)

There are no more uses of "tone" in Of Mice and Men.

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