March 1, 2010 - ENGL112 04P Monday, March 1, 2010...

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ENGL112 04P Monday, March 1, 2010 Introduction: the first two paragraphs – will be more conceptual and a bit more abstract then the body paragraphs that follow. ISSUE FACT FACT FACT CONCEPT CENTRAL THESIS / CENTRAL ARGUMENT Generalization: (+function it can play in your introduction) - a general proposition obtained by a process of induction: (an observation inferred form a certain number of instances) - a statement that a writer applies to a large number of “Throughout the 1980s, the baby boomers were the relent IN INTRO If you make a generalization in your intro – you will need to: - sound/seem OBJECTIVE - give the generalization some CONTEXT (say where the generalization comes from) - be aware (self-conscious) of any ASSUMPTIONS on which the generalization is based. If you make a generalization in your INTRODUCTION PLEASE OBSERVE THE FOLLWING RULES-- 1. EXPRESS THE GEN in precise language - 2. In the gen is yours make sure to support it 3. If possible cite some research tat supports the gen --
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course ENGL 112 taught by Professor Fox during the Spring '09 term at The University of British Columbia.

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March 1, 2010 - ENGL112 04P Monday, March 1, 2010...

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