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I'm not sure this will help you, but as long as you aren't using Copyrighted characters, like Mickey Mouse in your stories, I think it'll be okay. There are a lot of stories that copy off each other. Changing names and making plot changes means it's NOT plagiarized. Also, you can't use lyrics to songs. That's a no-no.


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This is a tough question to answer because, in many situations, there just isn't a way to be sure of something like this; it's subjective. Does In the comments you mentioned that there are specific works that are concerning you, so with that at hand I'd do these things: Break down the elements in question -- character archetypes, plot points, and ...


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Probably the best suggestion is to change the name (it would be one thing if both characters were "Jesse" and helpful if both were spelt differently "Jesse/Jessie" but Frosten is quite uncommon (This is the first time I've heard it). That might not be the same but it combined with other similarities would make a case. No one thing ...


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Something specific about superhero stories (that is, superheroes that specifically follow the mold set out by DC and Marvel, not general superpower stories that you might see in fantasy, manga, or folklore throughout history) that isn't present in other genres is that the same characters have been done over-and-over again so many times that there has ...


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As a French teacher, I agree 100% with D Nappo. I have just finished reading final essays by 11th grade students (level III Honors) who are to be writing in their best French and a number of them turned in glowing compositions more typical of a college student's writing or beyond (despite numerous discussions, examples, documentation in the syllabus, etc). ...


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It's all been done before: I am not joking when I say I think I've answered this question before, but I can't seem to find the reference. The fact is, every possible story has been done before - at least twice. The ancients already had most of the plot lines in broad terms while still in the BC's. I suspect if the library of Alexandria hadn't burned, even ...


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