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How might you analyze bell hooks's voice in "Killing Rage" and the story about hooks and her friend K?

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An author's voice can be characterized as that author's fingerprint on their work. It is that sense that only this author is able to write this work. No one else sounds like this author.

In "Killing Rage," bell hooks demonstrates her skill and ability to write strong personalized anecdotes woven into academic languages and scholarly references. This ability characterizes her voice in this piece.

In this short essay, bell hooks chronicles her experience of coming into her black rage. She uses an anecdote with her friend K to...

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