Three common techniques used to work other people's words and ideas into yourlonestar. This handout is intended to help you become more comfortable with the uses of and distinctions among quotations, paraphrases. Like direct quotations, paraphrasing and summarizing. Why paraphrase or summarize? Summaries are significantly shorter than a paraphrase because summaries takelib. Once again, it is necessary to attribute summarized ideas to the original source. In addition, summarizing includes condensing the source material into just a few.
Whether paraphrasing or summarizing, credit is always given to the author. Paraphrasing in a Nutshell. Page 3.