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what is the mood of the story??  

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chez014 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 21, 2011 at 2:10 AM via web

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what is the mood of the story??

 

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jeff-hauge | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Associate Educator

Posted September 21, 2011 at 3:44 AM (Answer #1)

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The mood or tone of the story is a complex mixture of macabre nostalgia and ambiguous regret. The collective narrator expresses some sense of responsibility, albeit in a distant fashion. There is a  perverse but familiar quality to the narrators reaction to the interpreted suicide attempt by Emily.

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