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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
Voice has a great deal to do with the characterization and consciousness of the narrator (or narrators).  The voice of the narrator mediates events for the audience and colors the story with a specific sensibility.  
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Voice has a great deal to do with the characterization and consciousness of the narrator (or narrators).  The voice of the narrator mediates events for the audience and colors the story with a specific sensibility.  Voice, like [[perspective]] and [[point of view]], may change and shift from character to character throughout a narrative.
  
 
== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==

Revision as of 15:28, 5 June 2008

Voice refers to the guiding sensibility or consciousness through which we see view a story.

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Definition

Voice has a great deal to do with the characterization and consciousness of the narrator (or narrators). The voice of the narrator mediates events for the audience and colors the story with a specific sensibility. Voice, like perspective and point of view, may change and shift from character to character throughout a narrative.

Examples

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Critical Debates

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Related Terms

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References

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