What is the mood in “The Egg”?

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In literature, when people talk about the mood of a piece they are usually referring to its atmosphere, or the feeling it is meant to evoke. Mood can be tricky to talk about, because it is often different for different people. In addition, one story can often have several different moods. Generally speaking, it is better to think about the mood the author intended , rather than the mood the reader might have felt....

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