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Understanding Voice in composition. Mr. Kreher Referencing: Dean, Nancy.  Discovering voice : voice lessons for middle and high school . Gainesville, FL: Maupin House Pub, 2006. Print. What is voice?.

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understanding voice in composition

Understanding Voicein composition

Mr. Kreher

Referencing: Dean, Nancy. Discovering voice : voice lessons for middle and high school. Gainesville, FL: Maupin House Pub, 2006. Print.

what is voice
What is voice?
  • http://www.evangogh.org/images/paintings/self-portrait.jpg & http://uploads7.wikipaintings.org/images/vincent-van-gogh/self-portrait-with-bandaged-ear-1889-1.jpg
consider this sentence
Consider this sentence
  • The little pink fish swam upstream and died.
  • Rewrite the sentence and make it sad.
  • Rewrite the sentence and make it funny.
elements of voice
Elements of Voice
  • Diction – word choice
  • Detail
  • Figurative language – metaphor, simile, personification
  • Imagery
  • Syntax – the sentence structure / word order
  • Tone – author’s attitude
diction
Diction
  • Diction refers to the author’s choice of words
  • She looks around her house for her purse.
  • She rummages around her house for her purse.
  • He hung out in his house all summer.
  • He hunkered down in his house all summer.
tired words
Tired words
  • Good
  • Nice
  • Pretty
  • Beautiful
  • Fine
  • Bad
  • Thing
  • Really
  • Very
  • Terrible
  • Wonderful
  • A lot
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A redheaded woman was there with Trout. Kate could see her rummaging through the cabin, dumping drawers and knocking things from the shelves of cabinets.
  • -Louis Sachar, Holes
  • How is it different than
    • Kate could see her searching through the cabin, emptying drawers and taking things off of the shelves of cabinets.
  • Write a sentence a small boy making a mess in a restaurant. Choose words that are clear, concise, and concrete.
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