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Transcript of 1.05 Tone
1) I chose..
"When I was fair and young" by Elizabeth I.
By: Taya Engle
2) List at least three
examples of diction in the text that add to the overall tone. Explain how each word contributes to the emotional power of the piece.
-Scorn, importune, and spake. These 3 words create the mood and help emphasize how the person feels, In this case those emphasize how proud she is of her beauty.
3) List at least three examples of imagery in the text that add to the overall tone. Explain how each description contributes to the emotional power of the piece.
-How many weeping eyes I made to pine in woe,
How many sighing hearts I have not skill to show, and
such change grew in my breast. These 3 all represent the sadness of being rejected.
4) List the examples of important details the author chose to include. Explain how these details contribute to the emotional power of the piece.
-The author chose to include the lines "Go, go, go, seek some other where, importune me no more," over and over to emphasize the emotion held behind the phrase. That one brought many people sorrow.
5) List the examples of important details the author chose to omit. Explain how these missing details contribute to the emotional power of the piece.
-She chose to omit how she changed after she was heartbroken. That would conflict the already present mood.
6) Analyze the author’s use of syntax in this text. Are the sentences long or short? Does the author use punctuation to slow down the pace, or short phrases to quicken it? Explain how the sentence structure contributes to the emotional power of the piece.
- The sentences are in medium length. this causes a smother more elegant tone, expressing the calmness of the poem.
7) Select a tone (or multiple tones) from the list of Tone Words. Explain why this tone is the best way to describe this text.
- I would choose the word "ironic." The famous phrase she used to break hearts, ended up breaking her very own. Irony, or no?