AP English Literature: Natural Mood

The poem's mood can best be described as

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AP English Literature and Composition
AP English LiteratureVoice and Tone
AP English Literature and CompositionVoice and Tone
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Test PrepAP English Literature and Composition
Voice and ToneIdentifying author's tone or mood

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and impulse That thing right there reveals his affection for

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the brook which was eventually cemented down You know grammar

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police were not around Well the rhetorical questions he then

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acts are indignant You know like when shmoop grammarians confront

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everyone at the dinner table one night and yell Did

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you forget what today Wass Did you not remember It's

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my birthday Do I not matter Yeah I've done that

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every Thanksgiving I do that to my kids Well this

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mix of affection and indignation is best described as AG

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grieved So the answer is a there And the loser

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ball Well the speaker doesn't suggest any revolutionary changes as

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much as he questions the ones that have already taken

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place So get rid of B And because he includes

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so many rhetorical questions that consort of the past and

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present conditions of the brook Well he can't be considered

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apathetic either So I get rid of C He's fully

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caffeinated The questions he asked are rhetorical like the their

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meaning He isn't actually confused about the cinder loads That

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thing and nostalgia only captures his tone at the beginning

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of the poem on like an eat So that's it 00:01:34.33 --> [endTime] The answer is a agri what