The Power of “We”


We amplifies. That’s part of why writers are drawn to the collective voice, I think: it’s louder.

For the Ploughshares blog, Clare Beams examines the use of the collective voice in literature.

P.E. Garcia is an Editor-at-Large for the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. They currently live in Philadelphia, where they were recently accidentally elected to be Judge of Elections. Find them on Twitter: @AvantGarcia. More from this author →