For this exercise, you will deepen your understanding of plagiarism by first plagiarizing a source intentionally and then “un-plagiarizing it”. This exercise encourages creativity and critical thinking about what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it. Thinking about plagiarism in this creative way is a more effective method for understanding plagiarism than simply reading about it, because it requires critical thinking, which leads to deeper learning.
this video explains plagiarism:
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For the passage below, write an intentionally plagiarized version of the text and then “un-plagiarize it”, reworking it into the form you might use in an academic essay.
Engraved on the doors of Gringott’s bank in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone:
Enter stranger, but take heed
Of what awaits the sin of greed,
For those who take, but do not earn
Must pay most dearly in their turn.
So if you seek beneath our floors
A treasure that was never yours,
Thief, you have been warned; beware
Of finding more than treasure there. (57)
there will be another part to this assignment once peers have submitted