Madison Sealy - Mood paragraph - The authors of \u201cPocahontas\u201d create a shift in the reader\u2019s mood by word choice and comparisons There are two

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The authors of “Pocahontas” create a shift in the reader’s mood by word choice and comparisons. There are two different artifacts in this poem that explain a reader’s mood: joy and depression. At first the poem begins as happy and joyful, and with the snap of a finger, it becomes depressing. The mood was joyful when the author said she “Found them quite beguiling” (L 12). She was amazed at the white men as they came across the water. She trusted them and felt as if they were family, so she was in awe of them. The mood was also bubbly when the poem said, “Pocahontas was revered / By each and every one” (L 17-18). She was respected, and that sets a good, happy, and bubbly mood for the reader. Not only was she respected by
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  • Fall '18
  • Penny Spivey
  • Sadness, Pocahontas, reader’s mood

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