Passive voice use

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The message should be tailored, as aforementioned, to the audience, and the communication channel will be predicated upon audience size, audience reaction, message content, and the required level of formality.

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The message should be tailored, as aforementioned, to the audience, and the communication channel will be predicated upon audience size, audience reaction, message content, and the required level of formality (Guffey, 2010).
asked May 27 '11 at 16:22 student2011 New member

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If this is a quote, you do not need to change the passive voice.

 

Also, if the actor -- the person tailoring the message -- is unimportant, passive voice may be more appropriate than active voice.

 

Please note that passive voice is not grammatically incorrect.  When it is used incorrectly, it makes writing unclear and convoluted.  Grammarly is only alerting you to the presence of passive voice so that you can assure that your use of it does not make your writing unclear.

link comment answered Jun 11 '11 at 21:57 Kimberly Expert

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