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Plagiarism - Carnival of Plagiarism Game Pt. 1

What is Plagiarism?
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Carnival of Plagiarism Game
How not to be a plagiarizer


A Carnival of Plagiarism!

 

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Take this fun quiz and test your plagiarism-spotting skills!

 

 
Today, we must look to the city of Las Vegas, Nevada, as a metaphor of our national character and aspiration, its symbol a thirty-foot-high cardboard picture of a slot machine and a chorus girl. For Las Vegas is a city entirely devoted to the idea of entertainment, and as such proclaims the spirit of a culture in which all public discourse increasingly takes the form of entertainment.

(from Neil Postman's Amusing Ourselves To Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business. New York: Penguin Books, 1985), page 3.)

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Exhibit A*

One could argue that the city of Las Vegas, Nevada, is a metaphor of our national character and aspiration, with its symbol of a thirty-foot-high cardboard picture of a slot machine and a chorus girl.
*This is plagiarism, pure and simple! No credit is given to the author whose words are copied almost verbtatim.

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