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“Giọng” văn trong viết tiếng Anh – Tone in writing English

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What is Tone?

“Tone in writing refers to the writer’s attitude toward the reader and the subject of the message. The overall tone of a written message affects the reader just as one’s tone of voice affects the listener in everyday exchanges” (Ober 88).  See more below:

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Lựa lời mà nói [1] – Bias in language

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Most writers want to be respectful of others by avoiding offensive—particularly sexist—language. The question, “what counts as sexist?” is the blunt query that seems to call for a list of words to avoid. Yes, such a list could be made: swear words that emphasize masculine power or feminine helplessness would top this list, and “pet terms” that imply that a person is inexperienced or less capable (for example, “girlie” or “son”) would be featured as well.

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