They Say I Say Analysis

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Chapter 1. “They Say” “They Say I Say” by Generald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, and Russel Durst, tell us how to write a reasonable argument by using certain templates. To make an argument sound professional you need support, words that are professional with meaning, and make sure your readers know what you’re talking about. “They Say I Say” isn’t just the title of this book, but think of it as a template with blanks you need to feel in. In most literature nowadays authors like to argue or set controversy so it receives the readers attention. When writing you don’t have to have the reader always agree with you 100%, but you want them to think about your point of view which may cause controversy between you and the reader. When having an argument within your writing make sure to have support behind it. Some writers make their arguments even harder to follow when agreeing with something and…show more content…
When starting with others say you should except that other may not care for what you say causing controversy. It doesn’t always have to start out with a disagreement, but using other resources to start out a paper is always useful because later in the text the reader gets to see if you dis/agree with what others say. Once you have used what others have said be sure to continue it later through out the text. It reminds the reader what you are talking about and it allows you to keep track of not getting off the main subject. If you start jumping around in the text the reader won’t be able to follow along. Also when writing don’t write more then you need to. The reader may get bored, tried, or lost, and won’t be motivated to read the text. In conclusion when writing there are many different hints, templates, and styles. Using different styles will increase the performance of writing. Throughout chapter one I have learned many different writing habits that I plan to use in the near

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