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InfoPower

The research skills tutorial

Paraphrasing Pitfalls

 

When you're paraphrasing, don't just recycle the words and phrases of the original passage. Also, you should always give credit to the author.

 

Original

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. –  Alice Walker

Bad Paraphrasing

The usual way people lose power is by believing they haven't any.