The tone of the excerpt describe how disappointed the narrator felt when she realized he had left while watching him through the window as he went down the street until he was completely gone. The narrator described how she felt so disappointed all through the night, so much that she couldn't sleep.
Tone is demonstrated as the author's approach or attitude towards a specific subject matter reflected through the language or choice of words. It primarily intends to provide the readers with a perspective to look at the text. It could be serious or comical, ironic or sincere, etc.
In the given excerpt from Daly's "Sixteen", 'hopeful' is the word that best describes the tone in the passage which is reflected by the phrase 'somehow the darkness seemed changed', 'light far up in the sky', etc. The description of voice 'I'll call you' instills the speaker with a faith that reflects the author's 'optimistic and hopeful approach' to overcome the 'tense air' and 'yellow glare' of her lover's separation. Thus, option D is the correct answer.
Daly’s “Sixteen” main theme is about the struggle between feelings and thoughts carried by the heart and mind. This is revealed by the analytical theme the protagonist skims from her experience: “My heart still prays but my mind laughs”. Finally, mind is ended up winning the contest. Another message is about the ambiguity between true attraction and superficial flirtation that often creates an emotional field when it comes to romance arena. According to all this, the best word to describe the tone of the story is “emotional” and “agony”.
The answer is c
The correct answer is D.
This excerpt from Daly's "Sixteen" is filled with a sad tone for the girl's lover departure. She feels like the moon light has sullen and the air has gotten colder. But among this gloomy atmosphere, she feels a glimpse of hope at the though that the boy promised to call her. She can't sleep all night because of the anticipation.
The word that best describes the tone of this excerpt from Daly's "Sixteen" is hopeful
This excerpt from Daly's "Sixteen" has a hopeful tone since it shows how the character keeps a positive thought even when the scenario does not seem to be the same, everything is described in a dark and gloomy form but the last line "But he'd said, "I'll call you." That's what he said—"I'll call you." I couldn't sleep all night." is enlightening the expectations of the characters.