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Cathy Birkenstein's 'They Say I Say'

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Chapter four of They Say I Say, written by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein, explain ways to offer your view in a conversation or in your academic writing. Chapter four provide details about the three basic ways to response to other people ideas, such as, agreeing, disagreeing or both. These techniques show his/her stand relative to other’s ideas. Mastering these basic ways can helps readers/writers understand more of where the author or their view stand. However, to move the conversation further, they must provide details to demonstrate their view is relevant to other’s ideas.Additional ways discussed in chapter four are the “duh” and “twisted” move. The “duh” move simply take advantage of the already known ideas and using it as a way to
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