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More Undisclosed 'Borrowing' of Others' Words, Sigh…

Harvard Crimson: Sophomore Novelist Admits To Borrowing Language From Earlier Books. Kaavya Viswanathan ’08 admitted yesterday to borrowing language from two books by Megan F. McCafferty, though the student novelist said that “any phrasing similarities between her works and mine were completely unintentional and unconscious.”

“Completely unintentional and unconscious” — really?

Take a look at this page of excerpts and decide for yourself.

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