The Plagiarism Book 2nd Edition
©2001 Gary K. Clabaugh & Edward G. Rozycki
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(P. 4) Try your own hand at the Rewrite Game
A. It has been eighty-seven years in this North American land since our ancestors acting freely created a new form of government based on the idea of human equality. (Appropriate Citation) Hint: Presidential Speech.
B. There was a beautiful woman, alone in the world with her three daughters. She met a man, who, too, had no one but his three sons. They married and formed one family called ... (Appropriate Citation) Hint: TV show theme.
C. The thing I have to answer is whether to go on existing or not. Is it better to face the hardships of life or to commit suicide? Dying, it's like going to sleep. Sleeping ... and maybe dreaming? (Appropriate Citation) Hint: Shakespeare..
D. It is impossible to deny that God has created all human begins equal and given them the right to live, to conduct themselves in freedom and to go after the things that make them happy. (Appropriate Citation) Hint: Governmental Document
An explanation of this complex transformation, should you need it, is given in Chapter 14.
Try your intuition first. Examine the following examples and try to make appropriate changes in the exercises that follow.
Hints are given.
1. Retailers often sell furniture at reduced prices.
Furniture is often ______________ by ___________________ at reduced prices.
2. Beta-blockers can reduce blood pressure.
_______________________can be reduced by _____________________.
3. Simpson is investigating baboon behavior in small colonies.
_____________________in small colonies is ___________ investigated by Simpson.
... A transformation of secondary importance with examples and exercises.
Again, a careful examination of examples is worth many words of explanation.
1. Some children come to school late. That affects their grades
Some children's ________________________________________affects their grades.
2. Sam wrestles aggressively. That makes my back hurt.
___________ aggressive ______________________ makes my back hurt.
Essay on Plagiarism and the Web
There's nothing new in selling pre-written essays. Youth oriented magazines have long included ads offering term papers for sale. But in those "good old days" you had to dig through the library, find something, then retype it. Web site papers can be downloaded in an instant. And such effortless cheating is seductive. Remember, though, the very same technology greatly simplifies catching cheats. Instructors just go on the Web and search for key words of phrases. It takes no time to find where they came from. ...