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Style, Tone, & Mood Jeopardy

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  1. Style, Tone, & Mood Jeopardy Thursday, October 24th, 2013

  2. Learning Targets • I will be able to interpret and state the style, tone and mood of a reading passage through word choice by the author. • I will be able to determine how style, tone, and mood effect a story. • I will be able to define style, tone, and mood.

  3. Style, Tone, & Mood Jeopardy Rules • If you want to answer a question, you will need to raise your hand after the question has been stated. • You will be given either audio or chat privileges to give us your answer. • You must honestly keep track of your own points. • Try your best! • If you want to stay in the class connect after being divided into breakout rooms (2) and just want to watch (and review), that is fine. You do not have to play.

  4. Style, Tone, Mood Jeopardy

  5. Style: 100 You are texting your friend about going to the movies tonight. What kind of “writing style” is being used here? A.) Formal writing B.) Business-like writing C.) Informal writing D.) None of the above

  6. Style: 200 When using a formal style of writing, what type of vocabulary might you find in the text? A.) Conversational –like vocabulary B.) Slang, dialogue C.) High-level; businesslike D.) Foreign words

  7. Style: 300 An author’s style consists of which of the following components: A.) Their personal word choice/vocabulary. B.) The point of view from which the text is told. C.) The organization of the text. D.) All of the above components.

  8. Style: 400 Define the word style. A.) The manner of presenting material, including usage, punctuation, point-of-view, organization, and tone. B.) A personal view or opinion. C.) Shows a level of familiarity and personality that sets it apart. D.) The overall feeling a reader has while reading a literary work or passage using imagery and vivid descriptions.

  9. Style: 500 How would you describe the writing style of this author? A.) Formal B.) Conversational C.) Businesslike D.) All of the above

  10. Tone: 100 Which of the following words best describes the tone of “The Tell-Tale Heart?” A. Apathetic B. Pompous C. Ominous D. Humorous

  11. Tone: 200 • “True!-nervous-very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad?” • In this sentence, the author uses the phrase “dreadfully nervous” in order to show • The narrators unease. • The narrator’s intelligence. • The narrator’s excitement. • The narrator’s arrogance.

  12. Tone: 300 What is the narrator’s tone in the following passage? “I felt that I must scream or die!---and now---again!---hark! louder! louder! louder! louder!” A.) Calm or relaxed B.) Anxious and desperate C.) Down and dreary D.) Excited

  13. Tone: 400 Define the word tone. A.) The overall feeling a reader has while reading a literary work or passage using imagery and vivid descriptions. B.) The manner of presenting material, including usage, punctuation, point-of-view, organization, and tone. C.) Often takes place on serious topics in a direct and succinct way. D.) The writer’s attitude toward his or her subject or characters that is conveyed through the author’s words and details.

  14. Tone: 500What is the TONE of this text? I lifted him onto my horse in front of me and succeeded in getting him safely to the Fort. Capt. Egan, on recovering, laughingly said: "I name you Calamity Jane, the heroine of the plains." I have borne that name up to the present time. An excerpt from The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by MarthyCannary Burk, better known as Calamity Jane A.) Doubtful C.) Happy B.) Sad D.) Uneasy

  15. Mood: 100 Example of mood:What is the MOOD of this text? During the holidays, my mother's house glittered with decorations and hummed with preparations. We ate cookies and drank cider while we helped her wrap bright packages and trim the tree. We felt warm and excited, listening to Christmas carols and even singing along sometimes. We would tease each other about our terrible voices and then sing even louder. A.) Content, happy B.) Melancholy, sad C.) Doubtful D.) Humorous

  16. Mood: 200 • “…do you mark me well? I have told you that I am nervous: So I am. And now at the dead hour of the night amid the dreadful silence of that old house, so strange a noise as this excited me to uncontrollable terror.” • Which of the following examples best describes the mood of this passage? • Filled with terror and suspense • Filled with humor and melancholy • Filled with suspense and love • Filled with sadness and regret

  17. Mood: 300

  18. Mood: 400 Define the word mood. A.) The writer’s attitude toward his or her subject or characters that is conveyed through the author’s words and details. B.) The manner of presenting material, including usage, punctuation, point-of-view, organization, and tone. C.) The overall feeling a reader has while reading a literary work or passage using imagery and vivid descriptions. D.) None of the above definitions.

  19. Mood: 500

  20. Study Island: Style, Tone, & Mood: 100

  21. Study Island: Style, Tone, & Mood: 200

  22. Study Island: Style, Tone, & Mood: 300

  23. Study Island: Style, Tone, & Mood: 400

  24. Study Island: Style, Tone, & Mood: 500