Passive Voice - This Passive Voice Sentence Was Written By Zombies

Here are a few articles about using the passive voice. I could provide my own commentary but these articles are better than anything that I would write. In short, people often use the passive voice excessively or incorrectly, but the passive voice is an effective way to describe a passive subject or a victim. Poynter Institute - NPR tornado report reveals the elements of vivid newswriting Poynter Institute - In praise of the passive voice Poynter Institute - Blindsided: How Christie used passive verbs to turn himself into a victim NY Times - The Pleasures and Perils of the Passive How To Identify The Passive Voice I was stumped when I first started looking for the passive voice in my own writing.