According to English instructors, to be original is to come up with ideas that no one has written before while giving recognition to any author that influences or supports our ideas-so that we do not commit plagiarism.
However, they do not realize that what they call plagiarism may not be a bad thing....
Religious texts can be analyzed in such a way as to authenticate a certain topic of discussion.
Excerpts from the Quran, Vedas, and the Bible portray the concept of intertextuality.
To feel a personal engagement with the depicted events, to experience a sense of the fictional space as subjectively real and to become drawn into that space are arguably defining features of enjoyable television viewing, as they are of film and of literature.
In this paper, I will argue that certain forms of intertextuality play a key role in producing this experience....
"And no doubt that is what reading is: rewriting the text of the work within the text of our lives." Roland Barthos When discussing intertextuality, it could be argued that a text is not only written material such as plays, novel and magazines, but everything; that there is in fact no world outside of textuality.
Your very life could be called a text, a story always being written, and every novel that you read, every programme you watch and every conversation that you have is, in Piaget's words, accomodated and assimilated into text of your life.
Through these concepts, interactional relevance is likely to be achieved....
[tags: worship, god, religious] - Intertextuality in Robert Kroetsch's Seed Catalogue The late poet John Donne said, "No man is an island." Donne passed away in the earliest part of the seventeenth century, and yet he recognized an idea upon which much of modern philosophy and literary criticism is built.