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Response Paper 1 = Edited - Expository Writing Spring ,08...

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Expository Writing – Spring ‘08 Response Paper #1 When I first thought about the concept of writing, I would see a jumble of words and sentences with so much complexity that I never thought I’d ever be able to master it. However, after reading about a different approach to writing, presented by the book “They Say, I Say”, I came to the realization that writing was in fact remarkably structured, definitely something that could be mastered with practice. Graff and Birkenstein, authors of “They Say, I Say”, present their approach to writing as a set of a complex series of basic moves. Analogous to a skill such as “playing the piano, shooting a basketball, even something as basic as driving a car” , I related this approach to skills more associated with my own interests, such as writing a computer program, and playing a game of table tennis (Graff and Birkenstein 1). In every one of these tasks, there are certain “basic moves” you master, and through practice, you combine those moves to create a complex series
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ENG 141 taught by Professor Malo during the Spring '08 term at Austin College.

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