Read the given extract.
What is the tone of the speaker in the extract?
Answer as written by the student
The tone of the speaker in the extract is (a) Nostalgic.
Step-by-step explanation of the answer:
In the extract, the speaker is looking at a photograph of her mother as a child, along with her two girl cousins, when they went paddling in the sea.
- The speaker describes the scene with simple and factual words , such as "the cardboard shows me how it was" and "she the big girl".
- However, the speaker also implies a sense of nostalgia , which is a feeling of longing or affection for the past.
- The speaker uses words like "how it was" and "some twelve years or so" to indicate that the photograph is a reminder of a distant and happy memory.
Therefore, based on the word choice, sentence structure, and image, we can infer that the tone of the speaker in the extract is **(a) Nostalgic**.