... Book Review “They Say I Say The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein
They Say/I Say argues that most students lack the persuasive skills in academic writing that, in this case, makes them unable to utilize the required elements involved in good academic writing. According the authors of the book, it is vital for an academic writer first to introduce the subject that a particular book talks about and later give their view on the topic (Gerald, (Birkenstein, and Russel, 97).
Apart from the introduction of the subject, the book also provides a summary of the aspects of the conversation that is necessary for academic writing. In addition to this, t...