"...He remembered that moment of palpable, stomach-sinking terror when the aircraft had streaked above!" The tone of this scene was frightening, they were confused and scared of seeing a strange plane.
"You know, every December was exciting to me when I was young. Each December brings such changes."
The tone is Reminiscent - The family was remembering ceremonies like the Ones, and the Naming that have passed.
"But suddenly Jonas had noticed, following the path of the apple through the air with his eyes, that the piece of fruit had-well, this is the part that he couldn't adequately understand-the apple had changed. The tone of this is Mysterious -Jonas cannot understand but the apple changed in air 4 times.
The tone of this scene was Exciting - Larissa was telling of how they had celebrated the Release of Roberto, and how wonderful the telling of his life was.
"This morning we celebrated the release of Roberto" said Larissa. "It was wonderful."
"Its just the pills. You're ready for the pills, that's all. That's the treatment for Stirrings."
The tone of this chapter was Informative- Jonas had a dream and his Mother told him he was having Stirrings, and how he would have to take a pill everyday for the treatment of that.
"But once a year, they all smiled indulgently at the commotion from the little ones waiting to receive their names and families." The tone is Joyous - Everyone attends the Ceremony and everyone is happy for the newchild when they are given a name and handed by the Nurturers to its new family unit.