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Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing

Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing
It's Here: A new look for the Purdue OWL! The new version of the Purdue OWL is available at Worry not! Our navigation menu and content will remain largely the same. In 11 days, we will be discontinuing owl.english.purdue.edu and you will be automatically redirected to the new site. Summary: This handout is intended to help you become more comfortable with the uses of and distinctions among quotations, paraphrases, and summaries. Contributors:Dana Lynn Driscoll, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2013-02-15 09:44:45 What are the differences among quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing? These three ways of incorporating other writers' work into your own writing differ according to the closeness of your writing to the source writing. Quotations must be identical to the original, using a narrow segment of the source. Paraphrasing involves putting a passage from source material into your own words. Summarizing involves putting the main idea(s) into your own words, including only the main point(s).

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Integrating Quotations into Sentences You should never have a quotation standing alone as a complete sentence, or, worse yet, as an incomplete sentence, in your writing. IVCC's Style Book explains this concept well with a good analogy that describes quotations as helium balloons. We all know what happens when you let go of a helium balloon: it flies away. In a way, the same thing happens when you present a quotation that is standing all by itself in your writing, a quotation that is not "held down" by one of your own sentences. The quotation will seem disconnected from your own thoughts and from the flow of your sentences.

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Citing Yourself If you cite or quote your previous work, treat yourself as the author and your own previous course work as an unpublished paper, as shown in the APA publication manual. For example, if Marie Briggs wanted to cite a paper she wrote at Walden in 2012, her in-text citation might look like this: Briggs (2012) asserted that previous literature on the psychology of tightrope walkers was faulty in that it "presumed that risk-taking behaviors align neatly with certain personality traits or disorders" (p. 4). And in the reference list: Briggs, M. (2012). An analysis of personality theory. Blog Code of Conduct Welcome to DRAGON ROUGE Blog, a place for information and discussion in the areas of creation, design and innovation. Before participating in our Blog, we ask that you consult the following moderating and good-conduct rules: Discussions via comments on this blog are open to all; they are moderated after submission. The moderators’ role is to ensure that contributors follow the basic rules of public expression. These rules apply to statements made by contributors, comments made on the sites or references indicated in the contributions, and to the visuals that may accompany these contributions.

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