Stephen King's 'Reading To Write'

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Through out “Reading to Write” by Stephen King we can observe how there is a change in tone/voice when he is educating the reading on what it means to write. One of the tones King uses in his essay is an encouraging voice. This can be seen when he says, “Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones.”(King, Pg. 221) As we can see King was informing the readers that even when you think that time has been wasted in a simple task as reading it actually result in a learning experience. His word choice in this quote can also be seen as strong because it is leaves an impression on the reader. Furthermore King uses a direct voice when he says, “If you don’t have time to read,