Fall Final Exam Study Sheet (by others) 2

Fall Final Exam Study Sheet (by others) 2 - Terms for...

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Terms for matching: New Terms- 1. Tailoring quotes — fixing quotes by using brackets or ellipses to only use the relevant information or to make the sentence grammatically correct 2. Brackets — you use these when you need to fix words within your quotes 3. Ellipsis — these are the little dots you put in-between quotes when you want to cut certain information out; don’t bunch them together but separate them with spaces 4. Topic sentence —the general idea in a paragraph that tells what the other sentences in your paragraph are about. The topic sentence is sometimes called the main idea sentence. 5. Indented quote — used when quote is more than four lines long; you don’t double space; and its like tabbed twice in and no quotes are used, but the page number is at the end. 6. Thesis —A thesis is an intellectual proposition. A thesis statement is the statement that begins a formal essay or argument, or that describes the central argument of an academic paper or proposition. 7. Data dump — Putting information straight from your interview into your paper without sorting through it or organizing it. The part of the paper has no interesting elements, just a bunch of facts thrown together. 8. Accidental plagiarism — this can be done by accidentally not typing the quote correctly 9. Argument —an argument in literature is a brief summary, often in prose, of a poem or section of a poem or other work. 10. Rhetoric — Rhetoric is generally understood to be the art or technique of persuasion through the use of oral language and written language 11. Plot summary —telling all of the events of the story instead of analyzing it. 12. In-text citation —an in-text citation is when you provide information about the source in the text of their paper. Often, in-text citations include a signal phrase that gives the author’s name and a parenthetical reference, which can include the author’s name and the page number. 13. Analysis — critical judgment or study of a literary work 14. Synthesis — looking for the greater message in a work of literature
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15. Free association —Free association is a process of generating ideas for writing through which one thought leads randomly to another 16. Body paragraph —a well developed paragraph in the middle of the paper that helps support a thesis; it includes evidence 17. Slanting —Slanted writing is the type of writing that springs from our conscious or subconscious choice of words and images. In particular we refer to slanting writing whenever we load our description of a specific situation with vivid, connotative words and figures of speech. 18. Paraphrase —restating the meaning in own words, retaining all of the ideas without making an interpretation or evaluation 19. Plagiphrase —only changing a few words when trying to paraphrase; it ends up being plagiarism. 20. Recursive
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course 1 101 taught by Professor Larrydavid during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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Fall Final Exam Study Sheet (by others) 2 - Terms for...

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