The Book Thief

Tone / Tonal Shift

The Tone of Death

A Tone - The general character or attitude of a place, piece or writing and situation.

A Tonal Shift-

Identify Tone and Tonal Shift

The way that I identify tone is by using feeling words or words that show positive or negative feelings.

The way to find the tonal shift is find out how the narrator(s) feeling then tell how and what they are changing to.

Tone/ Tonal Shift From The Book

"Please,be calm,despite that previous threat.

I am all bluster-

I am not violent.

I am not malicious.

I am a result.


This quote shows that the narrator is being neutral

the tone words that I identified in underline to show how the

narrator is in a neutral and saying that he isn't mean or nice he

dose his job.