Occupy Wall Street

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on September 21, 2012

Question(s)

Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is the name given to a protest that began on September 17, 2011 in Zuccotti Park, located in New York City’s Wall Street financial district.  Protesters took over the park for 2 months before police removed them. After several unsuccessful attempts to re-occupy the original location, protesters turned their focus to occupying banks, corporate headquarters, board meetings, college and university campuses.
 
This cartoon refers to the one year anniversary of the beginning of the OWS protests, which was marked on Monday by a gathering in New York City.
 
Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of this cartoon? 
a) angry/critical
b) joyous/elated
c) light-hearted/humorous
d) sarcastic/cynical

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Cartoon by Sean Delonas.
























Answer(s)

d) sarcastic/cynical