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Mapping Out Lethem's Influences

Task: Try to locate the original words that Lethem pla(y)giarizes in the source you have been assigned. It will probably be helpful to use a word search function. 969 more words

Plagiarism

Our words should be solely us, not a repetition of our influences.

After reading Johnathan Lethem’s “The Ecstasy of influence: A Plagiarism” and chapter two of “Rewriting” by Joseph Harris, you can find some connections between Lethem’s concept of plagiarism and Harris’s concept of forwarding. 394 more words

Plagiarism

Lethem's Methods

Here’s what you came up with in class when we tried to figure out Lethem’s methods in his piece “The Ecstasy of Influence.” Keep these strategies in mind, and think about when and why you would want to use them in your own pla(y)giarism projects.

Plagiarism

In-Class Activity: Mapping Out Lethem's Influences

Task: Try to locate the original words that Lethem pla(y)giarizes in the source you have been assigned. It will probably be helpful to use a word search function. 927 more words

Plagiarism

The Building Blocks of Creative Works

                If a boy builds a model, composed of Lego bricks, and uploads an image of it to an online gallery, with the label,   My Creation… 674 more words

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