Plagiarism. ENGL 103 Dr. N. Langah. Plagiarism . Plagiarism refers to a kind if cheating that has been defined as: ‘the false assumption of authorship: the wrongful act of taking the product of another person’s mind and presenting it as one’s own
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Dr. N. Langah
Alexander Lindey, Plagiarism and originality. (New York Harper, 1952)
It is sometimes a moral and ethical offense.
Involves two types of wrongs:
Original Source: Some of Dickinson’s most powerful poems express her firmly held conviction that life cannot be fully comprehended without understanding of death. (Wendy Martin, Columbia Literary History of the United States)
Plagiarism: Emily Dickinson firmly believed that we cannot fully comprehend life unless we also understand death.
But you may present the material as follows:
‘As Wendy Martin has suggested, Emily Dickinson firmly believed that we cannot fully comprehend life unless we also understand death (625)
To quote full source: Martin, Wendy, “Emily Dickinson”Columbia Literary History of the United States. Emory Elliott, gen. ed. New York: Columbia UP, 1988. 609-26.
Original Source: Everyone uses the word language and everybody these days talks about culture ….”languaculture” is a reminder, I hope, of the necessary connections between its two parts …
(Michael; Ahar. Language Shock: Understanding the Culture of Conversation [New York: Morrow, 1994] 60).
Plagiarism: At the intersection of language and culture lies a concept that we might call “languaculture” (60)
Citing full source: Agar, Michael, Language Shock: Understanding the Culture of Conversation. New York: Morrow, 1994