The Kite Runner Tone & Mood


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Which of the following best describes the tone of The Kite Runner at the beginning of the novel?

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1. Which best describes the tone in the following passage from The Kite Runner? 'Then I realized something: That last thought had brought no sting with it. Closing Sohrab's door, I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded, not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.'

2. What is the mood of The Kite Runner when Baba is bragging about Amir winning the kite fight?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess how much you know about the tone and mood of The Kite Runner with these study tools. Quiz questions will address certain topics like a way of describing the tone of the book and the tone of a particular passage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz/worksheet goals will be to help you cover these key points:

  • The mood of the book when Baba boasts of Amir
  • How Soraya and Amir feel about each other once they realize something about their future together
  • Baba's secret and how it affects Amir

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the tone and mood of The Kite Runner
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the characters' interactions with one another affect the mood and tone of the book
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as mood and tone

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called The Kite Runner Tone & Mood for more on these areas of study:

  • The definitions of mood and tone
  • Examples of each in the book
  • How these two particular concepts change throughout the course of the text