Tone/Attitude words to use for AP Literature and Composition Test.
Terms in this set (48)
Charging of wrong doing.
Indifferent due to lace of energy or concern.
Exhibiting strong animosity as a result of pain or grief.
Questions the basic sincerity and goodness of people.
Condescending-a feeling of superiority.
Unfeeling, insensitive to feelings of others.
Studying, thinking, reflecting on an issue.
Hot-tempered, easily angered.
Showing or feeling that something is worthless or lacks respect.
Intense use of sarcasm; stinging, biting.
lacking spontaneity, originality, and individuality.
Author attempts to educate or instruct the reader.
Intense, a sincere state of mind.
learned, polished, scholarly.
Using the imagination.
Directly frank without hesitation.
Darkness, sadness, rejection.
Proud and vain to the point of arrogance.
Marked by anger aroused by injustice.
Authoritative and often having critical opinions.
Expressing a poet's inner feelings; emotional; full of images; song-like.
Accepting of conditions; not fanciful or emotional.
Treating with contempt or ridicule.
Gloomy, sullen, surly, despondent.
an unbiased view-able to leave personal judgments aside.
Polite and obedient in gain something.
Air of condescension.
Seeing the worse side of things; no hope.
Odd, eccentric, amusing.
Offensive in speech and gesture.
Treating a subject with honor and respect.
Slightly contemptuous banter; making fun of.
Illustrating innermost thoughts and emotions.
Scornfully and bitterly sarcastic.
Ridiculing to show weakness in order to make a point, teach.
Without deceit or pretense; genuine.
Deeply earnest, tending toward sad reflection.
Odd, strange, fantastic; fun.