Coronavirus – Stock Market

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on March 27, 2020


1. a) Editorial cartoonists often use symbols to represent a person, group or idea. What does the bull symbolize overall?
b) Contrast the bull with the bear.

2. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of this cartoon?
a) light-hearted/humorous
b) fearful/frightened
c) exasperated/irritated
d) resigned/defeated

3. Which one best describes the main idea of Robert Ariail’s cartoon?
a) bulls don’t stand on chairs
b) the coronavirus causes animals to panic as much as humans
c) the coronavirus is having a negative effect on the stock market

Cartoon by Robert Ariail