Composing Introductions and Conclusions

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Composing Introductions and Conclusions Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to Write for a variety of audiences. Adapt your language, sentences and organization to fit the audience, purpose, and topic of the writing task. Focus on a central idea that controls and unifies the whole piece of writing. Compose an introduction and conclusion appropriate to the audience and content of your essay.
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Composing Introductions and Conclusions Concepts discussed in this unit: The nature of an appropriate audience Interest devices for introductions Types of thesis sentences Focusing the introductory paragraph Mood in introductory paragraphs Creation of a stimulating title Selecting patterns for closing essays
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and Conclusions Functions of an Effective Introduction Appeals to a specific audience Employs an interest device Appeals to the audience’s sense of authority (what they know) Appeals to audience’s sense of value (what they feel) Sets the tone and mood for the paper. Focuses on a thesis (a claim or summary
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2009 for the course ENGL 1302 taught by Professor None during the Spring '08 term at Tarrant County.

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