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.