6. Recall the meanings and purposes of satire and irony as you listen to and read the editorial “(N)O Canada.”
During Comprehending and Responding 1.In “(N)O Canada,” an editorial by Stephen Marche, what tone is created in the first paragraph by the words “outrage,” “ferocious,” “overwhelmingly,” and “vocal swath”? /2 marks 2.For each paragraph of Marche’s editorial, note a question or an observation you have. /6 marks Paragraph 3: Why wasn’t the national anthem changed? Why is it a huge inconvenience? Paragraph 5: Why would it be ideal for “Hockey Night in Canada” to be Canadian national anthem? After Comprehending and Responding 1.What is the purpose of Marche’s editorial “(N)O Canada”? Provide two quotations from his editorial to support your response. /3 marks 2.What are his criticisms of the anthem? /3 marks
3.What is the effect of the author’s mixing tone: sometimes he is funny (satirical) while sometimes he is serious? /2 marks
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