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Shaping Your Voice

Lecture no. 4 from the course: Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

Shaping Your Voice

Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Focus now on prose—the most common form of writing people engage with. Why is a writer's voice such an important part of his or her work? How can you create a distinctive voice? What can authors like Hemingway, James, and Salinger teach you about the varieties of narrative styles?

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m********m
May 24, 2017

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p********m
January 28, 2017
The simple example of writing a note to put on a neighbor's car demystified choosing a voice.

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e********m
August 8, 2016
I have never had a professor who had a way with words that memorized me. With 2 Masters under my belt, an obsession with learning, I have seen and heard many speakers. Professor Armstrong surpasses them all -- and then some! The lessons I've learned will follow me throughout my career as a writer.

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