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Yes, It’s Plagiarism If… 1. It’s plagiarism if your paper takes another author’s ideas and data , even if you restate them in your own words . The proper way to deal with a paraphrase of another person’s idea is to give her/him credit by name and a parenthetical page reference, as well as an entry in your Works Cited list at the paper’s conclusion. Here’s what a MLA parenthetical citation looks like: In your essay body: This alien movie seems to be a political allegory about Vietnam (Jones 38). If you already mention the author’s name in your sentence, just include the page number in parentheses: As Jones argues, this film seems to be a political allegory about Vietnam (38). Here’s the Works Cited entry in the alphabetical list on the last page of your paper: Jones, Martha. “Historical Moments in Alien Movies.” Journal of Who Studies 13.4 (2006): 34-40. 2. It’s plagiarism if you use a source’s historical or biographical facts ( even if you restate them slightly)
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