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  • The Rattler Essay

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    but holds back; doesn't want to fight but signals that it will defend itself if necessary. Commentary does not mean paraphrasing the quotation sentence; it means thinking about the feeling behind the quotations and the reader’s response to these words and phrases. Within the two points, the commentary talks about all three quotations. Now look at your quotation sentence. Think of two points of commentary for your choices and write them below: 4. Commentary #l: 5. Commentary #2: What

  • Analysis of a Story in the Newspaper

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    Introduction ‘News media investigate, analyze, and report to stakeholder publics on issues and event s that occur around the globe in a twenty-four-hour, 365-day news cycle’ (Richard,2007:98). Because of the way news media works, we know what is happening in the world and we can have ‘connection’ to other places. With new media arising, the information transmission process become even faster. Though new media is getting more prevalent, still, a considerable amount of people rely on one of the traditional

  • Recommended Procedure For Essay Writing

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    logically; evaluating and explaining complex material to others. Recommended procedure for essay writing Many books have been written on the subject of essay writing. You should try to read some of this to improve your essay writing technique; however, here is an outline of how you can tackle an essay assignment • Unpack the question: Read the essay questions carefully, underlining key words, and considering carefully what the lecturer is really asking for in the essay. Pay attention to words like

  • Good Will By Jane Smiley Is Disappointment

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    The most overwhelming tone in the novella “Good Will” by Jane Smiley is disappointment. In chapter two Smiley uses the concrete image of the “sheep” to introduce the complication showing the beginning of the Miller’s lives unraveling. Smiley gives Liz the concrete image of the “sparrow” introducing on part of the rising action. Another passage that depicts the rising action is Tommy Miller’s “foal.” Nearing the end of the novella Smiley displays the concrete image of the “satellite dish” to build

  • Essay on Plagiarism

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    According to the code of conduct at Clarion University plagiarism is “the use of another's words without attribution and without enclosing the words in quotation marks. Plagiarism may also be defined as the act of taking the ideas or expressions of ideas of another person and representing them as one's own--even if the original paper has been paraphrased or otherwise modified.” (“Department of Nursing” ) A lot of people, including myself have been confused of what plagiarism really means. Through

  • Appendix L Com/220

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    Materials Part 1: Example Passages Example Passage 1 Integrate the quotation into the passage as if the passage is a sentence in your research paper. Include appropriate transitions as well as APA-formatted in-text citations and reference. Delete elements of the passage or quotation as needed. Passage: Some might argue that traditional good looks are not an indication of a person’s real attractiveness. Quotation: “The philosophical dimension of beauty does not depend on the limits of

  • Be Careful Not to Plagairize Essay

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    Using Sources, while you write your paraphrased statement, it may help if you put away the source that you used. If you can not express the meaning you are intending to convey, you can write the authors statement in verbatim and put the statement in quotation marks and apply the appropriate citation. Next, you will learn about an "Uncited Paraphrase." When you paraphrase another persons sentence or article, that information still belongs to them even though you paraphrased it. It is not adequate to

  • A Brief Note On Plagiarism And Academic Theft

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    someone uses someone else’s ideas and written work within their own written work and without citing them, therefore claiming them as their own ideas. Kirton (2007) states that ‘providing evidence is an important dimension of academic writing’, so when quotations and citations are not used a writer is ‘plagiarizing someone else’s intellectual property’. (Kirton, 2007: 155) Plagiarism does not necessarily mean stealing word for word what someone else has said,

  • Like The Greedy Wolf Analysis

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    In the years of 1807 to 1831, tragedy struck for The Blackfoot Indians, the British, and American citizens. In “Like the Greedy Wolf,” the article focuses more on the history and events people assume took place at the time, but did these events actually happen? The article does not go into detail on the impact it made upon the leaders and people involved, nor does it give the most accurate, in stone details. This article places emphases on a collection of documents rather than an informational article

  • An article by Anna Jo Bratton, Associated Press, describes well the dangers of my topic: piracy. In

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    debated on. Plagiarism is mainly said to be classified by the “failure to give credit” (pg. 203). This may be true if the act was unintentional, but that is not always the case. Plagiarism is classified into four categories: Quotation, Paraphrase, Idea, and Translation. Quotation Plagiarism is the most common and the most detected form. This type occurs when a person forgets to include “” surrounding any content that is directly taken from another source. For example: “An act or instance of using or