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This information is taken verbatim from: Graff, Gerald and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing . New York: WW Norton & Co, 2006. 36-7. ENC1102 Kristin Denslow Attributive Tags for Summary Writing Templates for Introducing Summaries and Quotations: She demonstrates that ________. In fact, they celebrate the fact that __________. ________________, he admits. Verbs for Introducing Summaries and Quotations : Verbs for making a claim: argue asset believe claim emphasize insist observe remind us report suggest Verbs for expressing agreement: acknowledge admire agree celebrate the fact that corroborate do not deny endorse extol praise reaffirm support verify Verbs for questioning or disagreeing
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Unformatted text preview: . New York: WW Norton & Co, 2006. 36-7. • • complain • complicate • contend • contradict • deny • deplore the tendency to • disavow • question • refute • reject • renounce • repudiate Verbs for making recommendations • • advocate • call for • demand • encourage • exhort • implore • plead • recommend • urge • warn Remember: These are strategies for incorporating other people’s works into your own writing. As Graff & Birkenstein suggest: “the authors you summarize at the college level never simply “say” or “discuss” things; they “urge,” “emphasize,” and “insist on” them. … your text will often be more accurate and lively if you tailor your verbs to suit the precise actions you’re describing” (36)....
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