Suspense, Mood, Tone and Theme
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by Steve Schmaltz
| 8 Questions
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Choose the best definition of Suspense.
The author's attitude toward the subject of the writing.
The general feeling or atmosphere that a piece of writing creates within the reader.
The feeling of anxious anticipation in the reader about what is going to happen next in the story.
The author's use of clues to hint at what might happen next in the story.
The message or lesson that a story teaches.
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Choose the best definition of Mood.
The author's attitude toward the subject of the writing.
The general feeling or atmosphere that a piece of writing creates within the reader.
The feeling of anxious anticipation in the reader about what is going to happen next in the story.
The author's use of clues to hint at what might happen next in the story.
The message or lesson that a story teaches.
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1
Choose the best definition of Tone.
The author's attitude toward the subject of the writing.
The general feeling or atmosphere that a piece of writing creates within the reader.
The feeling of anxious anticipation in the reader about what is going to happen next in the story.
The author's use of clues to hint at what might happen next in the story.
The message or lesson that a story teaches.
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Choose the best definition of Theme.
The author's attitude toward the subject of the writing.
The general feeling or atmosphere that a piece of writing creates within the reader.
The feeling of anxious anticipation in the reader about what is going to happen next in the story.
The author's use of clues to hint at what might happen next in the story.
The message or lesson that a story teaches.
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Choose the best definition of Foreshadowing.
The author's attitude toward the subject of the writing.
The general feeling or atmosphere that a piece of writing creates within the reader.
The feeling of anxious anticipation in the reader about what is going to happen next in the story.
The author's use of clues to hint at what might happen next in the story.
The message or lesson that a story teaches.
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1
Read the following passage and choose the best word to describe the Mood.

"The world is a beautiful place. Life is a gift to be treasured and enjoyed. Be kind and loving to your family, friends and strangers. Be thankful that you are healthy, smart, talented and young!"
Happy
Grateful
Joyful
All of the above.
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1
Read the following passage and choose the best word to describe the Tone.

"I love eggs! They are the most perfect food in the world! I eat them for breakfast. I eat them for lunch. I eat them for dinner. I eat them anytime and anywhere. If you haven't tried eggs, do yourself a favor and buy a dozen today!"
Angry
Enthusiastic
Sad
Indifferent
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Read the following passage and choose the best Theme.

"My mother told me to study for every test, but I decided to play video games all night, instead of studying. Well, you probably guessed it; I failed the big test! I should have listened to Mom and prepared for the test. I definitely learned my lesson."
A) Always be prepared.
B) Never give up.
C) Mother knows best.
D) Don't judge a book by its cover.
Both A and C
Both B and D
All of the above.
None of the above.
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