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) I didn’t know what implacable meant so I looked it up. Implacable – unable to be placated. Opposed to someone or something in a very angry or determined way that cannot be changed.2.) Didn’t understand at first why the teacher would blame themselves for students plagiarizing. But as I continued reading I understood.3.
) It was surprising to me that the teacher found it shocking they would see more and more cases of plagiarism.4.) Loved when the author stated “…why can’t they at least do it in a way that acknowledges that their audience is intelligent?”5.) It was good how the author gives solutions to the problem of plagiarism instead of just stating that students do it with no plan of action.6.) Definition of plagiarism from the article: not only dishonest; it is also a sign of a students’ shamefully entrenched satisfaction with their limitations.Summary of How Dumb Do They Think We Are?In Jonathan Malesic’s article How Dumb Do They Think We Are? Malesic discusses the struggles for both the professor and the student when plagiarism is found in the classroom.
Malesic defines plagiarism as “not only a sign of dishonestly but also a sign of students’ shamefully entrenched satisfaction with their limitations.” He believes that if his students could recognize the differences from their own writing styles from those of authors they find in their readings, they should be able to write their own papers without the influence of others.Summary of Fleeting, Fitful FameIn Jim Bishop’s article Fleeting, Fitful Fame, Bishop discusses how fame is a longing for many people but in most situations they don’t find satisfaction in the end result. Some cases are more drastic than others, resulting in extreme situations such as death for the seeker. Bishop believes that fame can never be good in a persons life…instead it just ruins them.
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