Tone in The Outcasts of Poker Flat

Tone Examples in The Outcasts of Poker Flat:

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"sylvan..."   (The Outcasts of Poker Flat)

The adjective “sylvan” means being surrounded by woods or inhabiting a wooded area. The word often has a positive connotation, indicating that there is a pleasantness to the sight of the “sylvan group,” especially in combination with the “glancing firelight” and “tethered animals.” The description here pulls the reader into a warm and comforting moment of relaxation along with the characters.