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In addition to paraphrasing, it is also permissible to copy someone's exact words in your paper. Follow these rules:
Ask your instructor for instructions regarding quotes in your paper.
Most instructors prefer that you limit your direct quotations and employ paraphrasing, as well, in your paper. But some instructors ask students to use direct quotes only, without paraphrasing.
If the instructor doesn't have a preference about quotes vs. paraphrasing, use some of both. It will make your paper more interesting and easier to read!
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