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  1. Voice

  2. Voice The characteristic mode of expression of a first-person narrator. It can be created by a character’s • diction • syntax (the way words are put into sentences) • Tone (the attitude he/she has toward subjects) • content (what he/she talks about)

  3. For example Holden Caulfield without a doubt has a unique voice. What makes up his voice is   • Diction: informal, slang, “phony,” “goddamn”, “lousy,” etc. • Syntax: informal, conversational, rambling, repetitious • Tone: sarcastic, humorous, critical, • The content: girls, his family, books,

  4. A & P How would you describe the voice of Sammy? How would you describe his • diction? Give supporting examples. • syntax? Give examples. • tone? Give examples. • content? Give examples