Paraphrase, Quote, Summary, Citation. Paraphrase To put someone else’s ideas in your own words.
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Note-takingParaphrase, Quote, Summary, CitationParaphraseTo put someone elses ideas in your own words.Paraphrase ExampleOriginal Sentence- The man himself never stood taller than five feet, six inches tall, but in the realm of American literature, William Faulkner is a giant.Paraphrase- Although he was short, William Faulkner was a major American Writer (MWP, Biography).
SummaryTo find the main idea and put it in your own words. A summary is shorter than the original sentence or paragraph you read.
Summary ExampleOriginal Paragraph William Cuthbert Falkner was born on September 25, 1897, in New Albany, Mississippi, the first of four sons born to Murry and Maud Butler Falkner. He was named after his great-grandfather, William Clark Falkner, the Old Colonel, who had been killed eight years earlier in the streets of Ripley, Mississippi.
Summary ExampleSummary- Falkner was born on September 25, 1897. He was born in New Albany to Murry and Maud Butler Falkner. He was named for his grandfather William Clark Faulkner. (MWP, Biography).QuotingA quotation is a direct copy of the original work. It must be surrounded by quotation marks.Quotation ExampleOriginal Sentence: A few days before Williams fifth birthday, the Falkners moved to Oxford, Mississippi, at the urging of Murrys father, John Wesley Thompson Falkner.Quotation: A few days before Williams fifth birthday, the Falkners moved to Oxford, Mississippi, at the urging of Murrys father, John Wesley Thompson Falkner (MWP, Biography).
Give me a summary of the following sentence:In the 1920s, the womens suffragette movement allowed many women new found freedoms that they, in turn, took full advantage of. This led to the now well-known flapper, amongst other stereotypes.