The person(s) reading a text, listening to a speaker, or observing a performance.
an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal e.g., the poet's or speaker's purpose
the writer's attitude toward the material and/or readers; also, a modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood e.g., playful, angry, or serious; also, tone of voice
word choice (n.)
at the end of one's resources; lacking e.g., to be morally bankrupt; similar to, but distinct from, being financially bankrupt; "Hod Putt"
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected distinct from coincidence; ""Hod Putt"
thwarted (adj. as used)