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1. Symbol is defined as: something that stands for or suggests something else; a visible sign of something invisible (the lion is a symbol of courage)
What does the donkey symbolize?

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

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Cartoon by Tom Stiglich


1. The donkey represents the Democratic party; the donkey is the symbol of the Democratic party.

2. c) light-hearted/humorous