Mood & Tone
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Read the following poem, "A Birthday" by Christina Rossetti and answer the question below.
    My heart is like a singing bird   Whose nest is a weathered shoot;
    My heart is like an apple-tree  
    Whose boughs are bent  with thick-set fruit; My heart is like a rainbow shell   That paddles in a halcyon [peaceful] sea;
    My heart is gladder than all these  
    Because my love is come to me.
    QUESTION: What mood do the details of the poem convey? (Look specifically at the three things the speaker compares her heart to.)
    answer choices
    Sorrow
    Happiness
    Excitement
    Nervousness
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which tone is represented in the following passage?
    Wow! With a top speed of one hundred fifty miles per hour, that car can almost fly!
    answer choices
    Calm
    Annoyed
    Scary
    Excited
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the tone of the following passage?
    The alarm buzzed. Jordan smashed her fist down on it--hard. It flew off the nightstand and bounced off her cat, Armstrong. The cat yowled indignantly and rocketed out the room.
    answer choices
    Eerie
    Sarcastic
    Passionate
    Humorous
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Tone can best described as
    answer choices
    attitude of the reader
    the overall mood or feeling in a story
    the words an author chooses to use
    reader's point of view
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Authors set a TONE or MOOD in literature by conveying emotion through ________.
    answer choices
    pictures
    height
    words
    funny faces
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the "mood" of  a story?
    answer choices
    Emotions audience feels from a given passage.
    The time and place of the story.
    The summary of events of the story.
    The lesson the reader learns from the story.
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. "They plan to kill General  Washington." He closed the book, set it on the floor, and leaned forward, his elbows on his knees. "Tell me all" (103). 
    What is the tone of the dialogue? 
    answer choices
    informal
    happy
    serious
    optomistic
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. "Folks were prickly and fearful. Loyalist shopkeepers had been tarred and feathered by angry mobs and their shops destroyed. Each day dawned hotter than the one before" (106). 
    What is the mood of the passage?
    answer choices
    romantic
    sorrowful
    joyful
    suspenseful
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Enthusiastic
    Serious
    Mocking
    Sorrowful
  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q. What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Bitter
    Respectful
    Objective
    Humorous
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Ironic
    Informational
    Joyful
    Dramatic
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. What word would you use to describe the tone of this passage?
    answer choices
    Humorous
    Persuasive
    Anxious
    Cheerful
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. _________ is the feeling the reader gets as he/she reads the text.
    answer choices
    mood
    tone
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. The words an author chooses to use in a passage is the ________.
    answer choices
    mood
    tone
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following does NOT create mood in a story?
    answer choices
    Setting Description
    Imagery (sensory language)
    Imagination
    Character Speech/Feeling
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