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1. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone cartoonist Stephan Pastis takes toward Hollywood?
a) angry/critical
b) indifferent/apathetic
c) light-hearted/humorous
d) solemn/serious
e) unimpressed/dismissive

2. Do you agree with the cartoonist’s assertion about Hollywood actors and the Oscars? Explain your answer.

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1. e) unimpressed/dismissive

2. Opinion question. Answers vary.