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"They say/I say" : the moves that matter in persuasive writing

Author: Gerald Graff; Cathy Birkenstein
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An instant bestseller when it first appeared as a college textbook, this lively guide gives writers precisely what they need to know to be effective and persuasive.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Graff, Gerald.
"They say/I say".
New York : W.W. Norton, ©2007
(OCoLC)805923524
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Graff; Cathy Birkenstein
ISBN: 9780393065459 0393065456
OCLC Number: 148749581
Notes: Originally published in 2006.
Includes index.
Description: xix, 181 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface: Demystifying Academic Conversation --
Introduction: Entering the Conversation --
Part 1. "They Say" --
1. "They Say": Starting with What Others Are Saying --
2. "Her Point Is": The Art of Summarizing --
3. "As He Himself Puts It": The Art of Quoting --
Part 2. "I Say" --
4. "Yes / No / Okay, But": Three Ways to Respond --
5. "And Yet": Distinguishing What You Say from What They Say --
6. "Skeptics May Object": Planting a Naysayer in Your Text --
7. "So What? Who Cares?": Saying Why It Matters --
Part 3. Tying It All Together --
8. "As A Result": Connecting the Parts --
9. "Ain't so / Is Not": Academic Writing Doesn't Mean Setting Aside Your Own Voice --
10. "In Other Words": The Art of Metacommentary --
Entering Class Discussions: A Brief Appendix --
Don't Blame the Eater / David Zinczenko --
Hidden Intellectualism / Gerald Graff --
Empire of Images in Our World of Bodies / Susan Bordo.
Responsibility: Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein.

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