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The paper talks about various perspectives represented in the journal.

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. Study a piece of your own writing to see how many perspectives your account for and how well you distinguish your own voice from those you are summarizing. Consider the following questions;
a. How many perspectives do you engage?
I engaged two perspectives that is agree and disagree. This helps to create a valid argument by conceding or contradicting with other writer’s ideas………………………

b. What other perspectives might you include?
I might also include both agreeing and disagreeing perspectives. For example, “Yes, but” or “No, but”. When agreeing I put more emphasize on the agreeing part, and when disagreeing I put more emphasize on the disagreeing part. For instance, although I agree with Y up to a point, I cannot accept his overviewed assumption that steroids have no health effects on the athlete……………………

c. How do you distinguish your views from the other views you summarize?
The easiest way I use to distinguish my views from other views I summarized is by use of voice-makers, this helps to distinguish the common view that I oppose or support from my own position. For instance, my view, however, contrary to what Y has argued, is that steroids are not to be used by the athletes as it may cause coronary diseases………………………..

d. Do you use clear voice-signaling phrases?
Yes I use voice-signaling phrases such as; Y argues that, Y asserts that, Y endorses, Y believes, Y claims. For example Y argues that………………………

e. What options are available to you for clarifying who is saying what?
There are two options in clarifying who is saying what and they include; voice-markers and embedding a reference in my own sentence. For example, most athletes will tell you that steroids are harmless to use, I am not persuaded……………………………

f. Which of these options are suited for this particular text?
The suited options for this text are voice-makers and embedding a reference. This option helps the readers of this particular text to know………………………..