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Summarizing and Paraphrasing

Summarizing and Paraphrasing

Author: Evan Saathoff

This lesson explains summarizing and paraphrasing and how to use them in an essay.

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Terms to Know
  • Paraphrasing

    Stating in your own words another author's ideas.

  • Summarizing

    Expressing in your own words a key point or the main thesis of a source.