In The Rocking Horse Winner", why the tone is tense and the mood is mysterious and what are some supporting evidence?
Tone refers to the way author feels about the subject of the text, and I would argue that the author seems to disapprove of Paul's mother and her values. She is a "beautiful woman" who began life with many advantages, and though she married for love and made beautiful children, she is ungrateful for all she has because she wants more money. She feels a "hard little place" in her heart and she knows that she cannot love anyone else, and though she puts on a good show for others, her children are aware of her lack of love for them. This certainly...
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