There are as many different, valid ways of reading a book as there are books in the world.
greed, vanity, or bravery) and attempt to convey some larger lesson or meaning to life.
Tone - the implied attitude towards the subject of the poem. A poet conveys tone by combining all of the elements listed above to create a precise impression on the reader.
When you read for pleasure, your only goal is enjoyment.
Rather than thinking about the author’s intentions, you can develop an argument based on any single term (or combination of terms) listed below.
You’ll just need to use the original text to defend and explain your argument to the reader.