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C in TPCASTT
Connotation (meaning beyond the literal, hinted at by diction, figurative language, imagery etc)
A in TPCASTT
Attitude/Tone (What is the speaker's attitude towards the subject of the poem? Are the attitudes of other characters evident?)
S in TPCASTT
Shifts (very important to look if shifts exist. does the speaker or attitude shift? but, yet, stanza divisions, changes in stanza or line length, punctuation)
3rd T in TPCASTT
Theme (different from subject. Theme is the poets statement about the subject. Ex: A poem's subject is love. Its theme may be the impossibility of achieving lasting love)
Susan Occasionally Audits People's Speaking Tones
Subject, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Speaker, Tone
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