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Contrast the tone of "My Financial Career" and "The Work of One Day Is Gazed Upon by One Thousand Eyes." Their tones differ even though they deal with the similar subject matter of finance and business.

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The tone of Leacocok's humorous autobiographical work is light, self-doubting, ironical and humorous. The tone of Wong's introspective autobiographical work is serious, reflective and respectful of experience.

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