No Indoor Voice: Literature

  • In Dragon Bones, Ward adapted an inappropriately loud voice as part of his Obfuscating Stupidity. His standard way of greeting someone was to yell their name in a thundering voice, clap their back, and shake their hand with a little too much force. After he drops the disguise, he behaves rather normal.
  • Stephen Colbert shouted the entire transcript into a tape recorder for I Am America and So Can You!
  • The Big Bad of The Wheel of Time, Shai'tan, communicates to his followers telepathically with all caps.
    Dark Lord: So, tell, me DemandredÖ.Damn, my ampÖitís lost power.
    Demandred: Iíll plug it back in, Great Lord. HOW ABOUT NOW. HEY, NOW IíVE GOT THE BIG VOICE.
    Dark Lord: Stop that.
    Demandred: SORRY, GREAT LORD, BUT I DONíT KNOW HOW TO TURN OFF MY OWN BIG VOICE. HEY. THIS IS KIND OF COOL. I AM THE GREAT LORD. OBEY ME OR DIE. LET THE LORD OF CHAOS RULE.
  • Harry Potter has a lot of difficulty keeping his voice at a normal volume in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Even when he's not in CAPSLOCK!Harry mode, you can make a drinking game out of the number of times Ron or Hermione indicate that he's getting unnecessarily loud for the situation. Semi-justified in that Harry appears to be suffering from a mild form of PTSD (and most likely puberty) and gets frustrated a lot.
  • Gulliver's Travels: Gulliver has to develop this when he was in Brobdingnag in order for the sixty-foot tall inhabitants to even hear him. Naturally, when he got back to England he was still yelling out of habit.
  • In the The Phantom Tollbooth, Dr. Kakofonous A. Dischord, Doctor of Dissonance, whose middle name is AS LOUD AS POSSIBLE!
  • Animorphs
    • Despite not having what we would call a "voice", Visser Three fits this trope to a "T". He seems to have no concept of private thought-speak, and constantly broadcasts everything he says to everyone in range.
    • Similarly, Jake describes Crayak's "voice" as Crayak screaming at the top of his lungs.
  • Mr. Men: Mr. Noisy and Little Miss Loud fit this trope to a "T".
  • In the Jeeves and Wooster stories and novels, a lifetime of fox-hunt halloos has left Bertie's Aunt Dahlia with this sort of voice.
  • In Men at Arms, one of the recruits for the City Watch is the town crier. His speech is all represented in Caps Lock.
    Colon: And who are you?
    Silas Cumberbatch: SILAS! CUMBERBATCH!
    Colon: Didn't you used to be town crier?
    Silas: THAT'S RIGHT!
    • In The Last Continent, it is mentioned that Archchancellor Ridcully "spoke as loudly as most people shouted."
  • Mr. Howell, the strict teacher in the Origami Yoda series, has this. Being a strict teacher, he loudly yells at students who misbehave, and even those who don't misbehave.
  • Ivy Carson in Zilpha Keatley Snyder's The Changeling is described as having a loud, clear voice. When Martha first hears her, she expects the teacher to say something to her about using a "good classroom voice."