The National Anthem

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on September 16, 2016


1. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of this cartoon? Explain your answer.
a) serious/profound
b) indifferent/apathetic
c) light-hearted/humorous
d) cynical/sarcastic

2. a) Define hyperbole and understatement.
b) Which word do you think best describes this cartoon?

3. Does this cartoon cause you to think differently about Kaepernick’s protest? Explain your answer.


Cartoon by Gary Varvel