The Power of “We”

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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 →