Welcome to the Kendall Paraphrasing LibGuide! You will find some examples, tips, and ways to practice paraphrasing to incorporate into your writing.
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WHAT IS A PARAPHRASE?
A paraphrase focuses on a specific idea or details in your own words.
CHARACTERISTICS OF A SUMMARY
Paraphrasing is helpful for two reasons:
1. “I think the very idea of character, of developing not just grit, but empathy and curiosity, emotional intelligence.”
2. “Grit is typically about an overarching, generally abstract goal that motivates everything that you do.”
1. Duckworth suggests to view grit as a charactersitics that evolves over time.
2. Grit is not a characteristic that one exhibits once, but an overall way of acting when faced with situations in general.
Martin, R. (Host). (2016, May 1). Forget Talent, Success Comes From ‘Grit’
[Radio broadcast episode]. In Sunday Edition. Washington DC: National Public Radio.
There are two ways to cite a summary: