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Interactive Rubric for Written Communication: 5.2.1. Mood

This guide will help you understand common conventions of academic writing and the application of marking rubrics

STYLE

 

Definition (formal)

Mood describes the feeling or intention indicated by the way something is said or written.

Definition (informal)

Mood: How does it make you feel?

Example

For example, the Persuasive Essay Example has a more informative and less directive mood than a recipe, and a less interrogative (questioning) mood than an interviewer’s script.

Resources (textbook)

Refer to the textbook pages and sections to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

Resources (web)

Click on the links to access online resources to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

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