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B. An example of an effective paraphrase

Compare this direct quote, which comes from an article in The New York Times discussing the relocation and redevelopment of a train station in New York City, with an effective paraphrase in the right column:

Take note of these good practices!

  • The paraphrase reflects the same ideas as the original quote, but is in its own words and writing style.
  • The term “underground purgatory” is placed in quotes, as it is a unique phrase used in the original quote.
  • There is a parenthetical citation, citing the source of the idea.

 

 

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