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1. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of the cartoon?
a) solemn/serious
b) grateful/appreciative
c) light-hearted/humorous
d) sarcastic/cynical

2. Do you agree with Stantis’ assertion about a government shutdown? Explain your answer.

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Cartoon by Scott Stantis


1. d) sarcastic/cynical

2. Opinion question. Answers vary.