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The first sentence of the story’s second paragraph begins, “It was not to be believed.” What does the use of the passive voice suggest about the narrator’s response to the news he has just gotten?

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In the first paragraph in the Sonny's Blues, with the passive form of the sentence It was not to be believed Baldwin described the narrator's reaction to the news that Sonny had been arrested for heroin. Let's see what the passive trait says about the narrator and his response.

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