The mood of a story is affected by the setting. An ominous setting will cause the mood to be mysterious, sometimes eerie. When the setting is described as being cold, it can lead you to believe that something bad may happen. There are many things that help set the mood.
Death in the Woods was a good title to help set the mood. It tells a reader right away what is going to happen in
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know that Mrs. Grimes needs to get out of that setting as soon as she could. The town’s setting makes it feel that there is no way for Mrs. Grimes to get help with her situation. All of theses settings let a reader know that, Mrs. Grimes is a very poor person, who has to strive for everything, while she is being mistreated, and has no escape. Except for one thing, which is death.