Tone of Fahrenheit 451


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When it comes to writing, tone can be BEST described as what?

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1. Which of the following would NOT be used to describe the tone of Fahrenheit 451?

2. Bradbury uses _____ in Fahrenheit 451 to give the work its dramatic tone.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

One of the ways in which a reader can analyze a specific work is by paying attention to its tone. One example of a book in which tone is particularly important is Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Review the questions in this quiz and worksheet to determine how much you know about the tone of this novel and what you can determine about the work itself because of it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions will test your understanding of:

  • The definition of literary tone
  • The tone of Fahrenheit 451
  • How Bradbury establishes the tone
  • The tone of specific passages from the novel

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information use the questions to ensure that you understand the definition of tone in a literary sense and can interpret individual passages in light of it
  • Critical thinking - critically analyze the specific language used in Fahrenheit 451 to determine how Bradbury establishes the tone of the novel
  • Knowledge application - see how well you can use your understanding of tone to identify this quality in specific passages from Fahrenheit 451

Additional Learning

Read up on this subject even further with the associated lesson called Tone of Fahrenheit 451. This lesson will be useful for studying:

  • The definition of tone
  • Ray Bradbury's writing style
  • The tone of Fahrenheit 451
  • How Bradbury establishes tone