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“They say I say” Chapter 1 summary Chapter one of “They say I say” is all about introducing a topic, with a counter point of view. It informs us that you are entering a conversation and need to start with “What others are saying” and then introduce your own ideas as a response. The sooner you summarize what “They say” the more likely the reader is to understand the topic. Graff and Birkenstein say, “The point is to give your readers a quick preview of what is motivating your argument, not to drown them in details right way.” You could also start your topic with an illustrative quotation, a revealing statistic or fact, or a relevant anecdote.(Nehring) They then finish the chapter with different templates on how to introduce your topic which…show more content…
a. Our experiments suggest that there are dangerous levels of chemical X in the Ohio groundwater, however scientists have proved that the Ohio groundwater is safe. b. It is often said that history is made by people who are in it. I’ve always believed that material forces drive history. c. People often believe that Freudian psychology focuses on the subconscious mind. Some proponents of Freudian psychology question standard notions of “Rationality.” d. According to X college proffers, male students often dominate class discussions, however there have been college proffers who believe otherwise. e. Studies show that married couples believe the film is about the benefits of romantic relationships, while teenage couples believe that the film is about the problems of romantic relationships. f. It often says that templates for writing, like this book “They say I say” will stifle my creativity. I would have to disagree and say that it will enhance my creativity. 2. If ever there was an idea custom-made got a Jay Leno monologue, this was it: Equity actors suing 99 seat theatres for not paying them enough money. Isn’t that like volunteering to feed the hunger and then expecting a pay-check afterwards? Whatever happened to performing for the love of it, and not the
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