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Extended Essay: Language of Analysis

Don't Say "Shows" Over and Over- Try One of These Verbs Instead!

Introducing What an Author Says

Backing Up Your Argument With Proof

Establishing Why Your Claims Matter


Introducing Standard Views

Explaining a Quotation

Making a Concession

Introducing Ongoing Debate

Introducing Your Rebuttal

Disagreeing With Reasons


Derived from Graff and Birkenstein’s crazy-helpful They Say, I Say