Using Search Engines

If a plagiarized passage came from a publicity available web site, you can try tracking it down by using one of the following search engines:

AlltheWeb
AltaVista
Dogpile
Google
HotBot
Bing

Choose a distinctive phrase that arouses suspicion and enter it in the search box within quotation marks (i.e., "In comedy, for example, the change in circumstances dramatic irony portends can be for the better. ")1.

Some tips:

1. Baker, L.A. (1999).Critical Concepts: Dramatic Irony. Retrieved from http://www.k-state.edu/english/baker/english320/cc-dramatic_irony.htm